It has officially been four months since I graduated with my Master's, popped out a baby, and basically resigned myself to SAHM status. It's taken these four months for me to get over my shell shock of how last year turned out--and to begin a long road of acceptance that life plans, well, are just … Continue reading Today, I wasn’t ID’d for Wine at the Grocery Store and other ramblings
The other day I snapped a photo of the inside of my fridge and sent it to a friend with the tag line "story of my life." The fridge shelf was lined with bottles of Yuengling (our go-to choice for beer). Sitting in the middle of these was a bottle of a different nature, a … Continue reading Poop, screams, and the art of finding humor in the messiest of situations.
We have survived seven weeks with a newborn! I feel that a bit of a celebration (and a walk down nostalgic, sleep-deprived, new parent lane) is in order. So, in honor of successfully keeping our grunting, chubby little cherub alive, I suppose I'll share what becoming a mom has revealed to me. After the initial … Continue reading Reporting from the Trenches: Discoveries from New Parenthood
My mother never warned me of what it was to become a mom. I never knew that when gazing into your face time would stop. I never knew that as time froze, it would simultaneously speed up, the years whizzing by, of sleepless nights, temper tantrums, first words, school plays, driving lessons, college, packed bags, … Continue reading My Mother Never Warned Me