Tag Archives: parenting

Mommy’s Social Anxiety

My 4-year-old daughter has this small stuffed dog with a cute pink dog crate that has buttons you push and each says something different & light up. My daughter named the dog Tracey. My daughter is very practiced at playing … Continue reading

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Efforts for Exercise (when motherhood gets in the way)

There were too many options for the title of this post… “What I Had To Do To Exercise Today”, “Whatever Works for a Workout”, “When Mommyhood Messes up your Exercise”, “Gotta Do Whatcha Gotta Do”, “What Must Be Done”… and … Continue reading

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The Ugly Truth

I’m going to be real honest here.  Stuff like what I’m about to share I normally keep to myself.  It may seem like I share every thought in my head, but really I hold back sometimes.  I never wanted to … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding vs. Bottle & formula feeding – 3 perspectives

No, this isn’t yet another piece debating which is better or shaming anyone’s choice as to how they feed their baby.  Nope, this is about my personal experiences and how grateful I am that I got these different perspectives and … Continue reading

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So this is what 6 weeks postpartum looks like… for me

So I did it – I took measurements and pictures today as the newest “starting point” of my continuing journey.  If I could get it done when I am the only adult at home with an infant and a toddler, … Continue reading

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New baby, breastfeeding hunger & playing catch-up

I know it’s been forever since I published anything. I figured it was time for an update. Other than my post about Gilmore Girls, I haven’t done a “real” post in two years. Wow… 2 years. I will tell you … Continue reading

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Perspective

I know it is beyond annoying for a person without children (who haven’t been a caregiver in some other fashion either) to hear some version of “only a parent could understand” or “you’ll understand when you have kids”, but there … Continue reading

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