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Twice and a Blue Moon

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Dear people. Forgive me. I am a frazzled mom. (Yes, I’m pulling out my FM card)

Dear world, I am here. I am frazzled. I am confused. I keep forgetting today is Wednesday . But I'm here. Call me absent minded. Call me a hot mess. Just don't call me on the phone, ok? Text me. And then text me again if you haven't heard from me in 24 hours because the odds are that I saw your text, composed a response in my head and then clicked my mental "done" box before actually sending (or typing out) said text.

Trading out my “Just Waits”

This past weekend my little family of four adventured out to a Home Improvement store to pick out some new light fixtures for the boys bedrooms. As has become our regular routine for outings such as these, my husband shopped, my... Continue Reading →

Rock Star Status: Motherhood Edition

Back before I had children I used to think that I would be the type of mom who got shit handled. Kids weren't an excuse to lose yourself, right? I subscribed to the school of thought that the best parents... Continue Reading →

On Lifting Him Up and Letting Him Go

It's near.  I feel the change. I can see it coming faster and faster. In some ways it reminds me of so many previous big life changes. Time has a way of going quicker towards the end. In college for... Continue Reading →

In the Defense of Screaming Santa Pictures

This time of year you have no doubt been seeing Santa pictures hitting Facebook and Instagram in droves. Happy children, nervous children, scared children, angry children - Happy Santas, surprised Santas, grumpy Santas, creepy Santas - you name it. While it appears... Continue Reading →

Holiday Shopping with a 2 Year Old. A Simple 7 Step Guide.

  With the holiday season in full swing I have found myself running out of time to get all my shopping complete.  Earlier in the month I was happily ordering things online to fulfill my shopping lists. As the days... Continue Reading →

Little Kindnesses: Starbucks Edition

Just over two years ago I found myself at Target on one of my regular jaunts for diapers and household goods. I had a five month old infant strapped to my chest in an Ergo, a busy two-year old toddler... Continue Reading →

Dear Children, Because of You I am FULL.

I have a grand total of 19 years of formal education to my name but my two greatest lessons in life happen to call me mom and what they have taught me about life far exceeds any textbook, paper or research... Continue Reading →

When I am Enough

Thump. Thump. Thump. Thump. Thump. I'm standing in the kitchen when I hear the familiar sound of my toddler trying to maneuver the childproof knob that we've place on the inside of his door. I walk down the hallway quietly... Continue Reading →

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