motherhood calling

I was in the zone forty minutes into an "overtime" hour-long workout at the gym. It was my favorite instructor, Amanda, my gym woman-crush (and based on the over packed class, I am not alone in admiring her) and after the day before's dancing extravaganza it was my happy place. I don't really ask for much… Continue reading motherhood calling


Let's all take a deep breath in, and think about my favorite aspect of the winter holiday season. The resolutions. Those pesky things we are make and break and joke about breaking. I'm taking this Christmas-Vacation break before the new year to start with my "promises to make me a better human being" goals. Read… Continue reading goals

happy sad-a-versary

Two years ago I made a decision that changed my life forever. I know you're supposed to "live life with no regrets" and "don't look back" and "everything happens for a reason", but, this decision I made is something I have thought about pretty much every day since then- that's 730 days I've played the… Continue reading happy sad-a-versary

top 5 reasons I’m a terrible mom blogger 

I don't ever make lists  I don't have a "niche" I have no unique expertise on parenting, except for flying standby with kids. That I know something about I spend more time envying other moms rather than being envied (or presenting myself in an enviable way) I think I'm far too self-conscious to self-promote in… Continue reading top 5 reasons I’m a terrible mom blogger 

the most sacred hour

It's too soon. She can't handle it. Why, God, Why? For the second time this week, my daughter has skipped nap time. Skipping naptime results in cranky pants screaming over every single thing that doesn't go her way. Skipping naptime means she screams over things that go her way too. Skipping naptime turns her into the… Continue reading the most sacred hour