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What Motherhood Has Taught Me….

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

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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 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 →

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 →

Ways I Can Ruin My Kids Day…

Well apparently there are several phrases out that a mom can use which can instantly ruin her child's day.  Since I have come across many of these I thought I would share them with you... Avoidance of these phrases is... Continue Reading →

Why I am Excited to Move: A Long Overdue Update…

While I would love to say "it's official", I will reserve those words for our closing after we have signed on the proverbial dotted line.  Instead I will continue under the guise that we are under contract with both our... Continue Reading →

More Points I Ponder as a Both a Wife and Mom…The Saga Continues…

 If my toddler is gonna end up in my bed every night then why at least can't I end up with her upper half snuggled against me rather than her feet kicking me in the head? Why when I tell... Continue Reading →

Fostering a Generation of Ignorance

As wonderful as it is to "Google something" and have answers immediately, this instant accessibility has, in my opinion, done a great disservice to my children.  In essence, this accessibility has fostered a generation of ignorance.  This is not to... Continue Reading →

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