What Motherhood Has Taught Me….

A mom shares lessons learned as she juggles her family and career….

New Year, Same Old Challenges

I approached 2018 with cautious optimism.  In my head I had plotted out how I hoped this new year would unfold.  My marriage would somehow get easier.  My husband and I would start communicating better.  He might actually be interested... Continue Reading →

I think I suck at being a mom….

Being a mom is supposed to (or so I thought) bring about some great joy and fulfillment to the life of a woman who has embraced it's blessings.  At least that was the illusion (or maybe delusion of grandeur) I... Continue Reading →

My Mid-Life Crisis

I just read the most fantastic article titled The New Midlife Crisis - Why (and How) It's Hitting Gen X Women by Ada Calhoun, and couldn't help but think - "Holy shit I am not crazy but rather I am... Continue Reading →

When I am sick….Points to Ponder

As moms and wives we are the glue that holds it all together.  We are the cooks, the cleaner-uppers, the bill -payers, the chauffeurs, the enforcers, the organizers, the supporters, the cheerleaders, the nurses of boo-boos and illnesses, and we... Continue Reading →

Moving Saved My Marriage….

For many of you who follow my blog, I have in prior posts made mention of the fact that my marriage had been under a lot of stress for quite some time.  I had kept mum about it in the... Continue Reading →

The 40+ Mom Body….

Lately I have been avoiding looking in the mirror at all costs because frankly I don't recognize the body that is reflected back at me.  In my mind I am still that fit 20-something year-old - however my reflection boasts... Continue Reading →

When Your Moving Estimate = You Own To Much S**t

We are moving.... something which I have shared before and something which has become the perfect blogging fodder. So we had two moving companies come this past week to give us estimates on how much it was going to cost... Continue Reading →

When did my time become any less important or valuable than big business?

I am a very busy mom (as if there were any other kind of mom).  I am on call 24/7 as is required in my mommy job description, and I hold down a full time job as a nurse in... Continue Reading →

Things you find out when you move….Episode 1

We are a family of five, living in a four bedroom house, with an attic and a basement and we are moving. Three weeks ago we ordered a dumpster, in an effort to purge before packing, knowing full well that... Continue Reading →

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