Category: Mom Thoughts


A Day in the Life. . .


7:15 am Wake up to the baby crawling onto my bladder. See that the three year old has also migrated to our bed and is sprawled across half the real estate. (Space is valuable on a queen size bed) Snuggle the baby until he wriggles away. Oh my goodness, he's so...

Momma gets her body back


Disclaimer: I received a store credit for the featured items. All opinions are my own. My little guy turned one recently. I can't believe how quickly the last year has flown by!! I can't say I was fully ready for him to turn one, but I have to admit. ....

What I want to say, versus what I actually say, Part 1


This is a "Part 1" because, honestly, there will likely be a million more cases like this.   Internal me: I have HAD IT with this neighbor parking his landscape equipment trailer across from our driveway! I can barely back my van out! What I want to say: "Listen, you...

Who pushed fast forward?


Seriously, who pushed the fast forward button on the past year? Today is the last day that I can say my little guy is "almost one." Tomorrow, he'll be a whole year old, and at the rate we're going, he'll be driving by Christmas. At least, that's how it feels....

I just wanna finish my laundry. . .


Day after day, I scroll through my Facebook newsfeed and see other mothers lamenting about their never-ending laundry. The laundry that has to be rewashed because it soured in the dryer, the laundry that has piled up enough that it will take an hour to fold, the ever-increasing supply of...

I thought the drain was magic.


Guys, I have an embarrassing story for you. As some background information, you should know that when we moved into this house three years ago, I had a pixie cut, so my shedding hair wasn't that noticeable and it just slipped down the shower drain. My hair is just past...

KonMari my Life


By now, the Marie Kondo "KonMari" method is probably old news to everyone. You used it for spring cleaning the last few years and then you forget about it and turn into a hoarder the rest of the year. For those unfamiliar with the method, you tidy by category, not...