Somehow, I thought I'd have more time as a full-time mom than I did as a full-time employee. I don't know why I thought that. The only time I have is at night when both babies are sleeping - which translates into time that I'm not sleeping. It's always a trade-off, and there is always … Continue reading Something Lost
So... this happened today when my mom came over to help me with my 3-month-old twins: Me: We've had to move tummy time from the yoga mat to the couch because I haven't had a chance to clean the floor. Mom: Didn't you say a few months ago that you were thinking about getting a … Continue reading Parenting Expectation vs. Reality #1
2020 has been a dumpster fire of a year in so many ways, but even in the midst of a pandemic, political upheavals, and societal reckonings, life moves forward. At times, this year has seemed overwhelming, surreal, and devastating; and while it's easy to lose sight of the positive, I still have a lot to … Continue reading Finding Silver Linings: Belated Thanksgiving Post
Until I became a parent, I never thought I would find myself cheering for a burp. Or clapping for someone lifting up their head. Or tearing up with excitement over a simple smile. It’s not until you spend your days with a baby who’s big accomplishment is learning to stick his hand in his mouth … Continue reading Small Expectations
I've been wanting to get back to writing, but this year has been hectic (to put it mildly). Now that things are starting to calm down, I realize that my life has changed a lot just over the course of this year, and some updates are needed. So here it is: a quick summary of … Continue reading 2020 So Far: An Update
So… It’s been a minute. A short hiatus from blogging stretched and expanded until suddenly an entire year has slipped by. There were a few factors within my control (priorities), and a few factors beyond my control (chaos at work) – but as the calendar has circled back to January and I started thinking about … Continue reading January Project Updates: Whatever Happened to 2018?
Monthly Project Updates are a series I began to hold myself accountable for finishing the many projects I start–and to document the ups and downs I encounter along the way. Let me explain something that happened last month: a project that started as one thing transformed into something completely different and unexpected, and I’ve been questioning … Continue reading December Project Updates: I’m Back?
Ah, November. As the days get colder and darker, and my motivation to leave the house decreases, I've given myself a new challenge to pursue: no watching TV for the month of November. (Granted, you would be hearing a slightly different version of this if I had not managed to finish binge-watching Stranger Things on … Continue reading No TV November
Monthly Project Updates are a series I began to hold myself accountable for finishing the many projects I start–and to document the ups and downs I encounter along the way. I’m not going to lie—it’s been genuinely hard keeping up with blogging recently, and once again I’ve let weeks slip by without an update. I miss … Continue reading September Project Updates: Super Speedy Quick Edition!
Monthly Project Updates are a series I began to hold myself accountable for finishing the many projects I start–and to document the ups and downs I encounter along the way. Hello! I’ve been MIA for awhile… life has been busy. (Mostly good busy!) Weekends have been full of barbecues, brunches, and house hunting. Weeks have been … Continue reading August Project Updates