Dear parents with the sick kid at preschool, Hello. It’s me. Your overly tired, on-edge, worst nightmare. No, I’m not being dramatic. After you feel my wrath you will know that I am exactly as I claim to be. I will haunt you. When my kid is up at 2 am throwing up his dinner, … Continue reading I hate open letters so I will gladly personalize this and send it to any known offenders.
Don’t stop until we stop this.
I don't want to write this. I don't want to say anything about this or acknowledge that it is even a thing that happened or is happening.. but I have to. It is my responsibility as a mother, a citizen, a person...a human. Yesterday we had another mass shooting in America. A troubled teenager walked … Continue reading Don’t stop until we stop this.
Wegreeco Reusable Pads: Review!
Hello friends. I've decided to extend my obvious talents (bahahah) into the youtube world. I recently made a purchase for reusable pads... I know, glamorous right? Anyway, I really liked them so much that I decided to tell the world about them. I think that when you think about bleeding onto a cloth rather than … Continue reading Wegreeco Reusable Pads: Review!
Two O one eight.
Hey everyone! Wow it has been a minute right? Geez. That working life is NO joke. I get up at 6:30, shower, feed the babies breakfast, pack lunches, grab a coffee, drop the baby off at daycare and go to work. What a crazy 5 months it has been. I am currently transitioning to a … Continue reading Two O one eight.
Why maternity leave in the US sucks
I really want to talk about maternity leave (or lack thereof) in this country. I know, basically every mom you know has probably complained about this at some point or another but there is a good reason for that-- BECAUSE maternity leave in this country SUCKS. Let me tell you a story about myself. I … Continue reading Why maternity leave in the US sucks
Quick Tip Tuesday: Get up and move
Today's tip is about mental health, again. (Is anyone noticing a trend? lol) Things have been hard, I haven't been shy about admitting that... and I haven't even tried to hide how hard they've actually been. If I didn't have kids I would no doubt be in my bed, under the covers until my stomach … Continue reading Quick Tip Tuesday: Get up and move
5 steps to getting your anxiety and other mental health issues under control
Have you been dealing with a lot of anxiety lately? I have. Truthfully, I've been dealing with anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder since I was a young child. I didn't always know that was what I was dealing with, but it has become obvious in the past few years that I've been dealing with mental … Continue reading 5 steps to getting your anxiety and other mental health issues under control
Our FPIES life
Unless you live in a bubble, you're probably aware of the fact that allergies are on the rise. I feel like I didn't know very many kids with peanut allergies, etc. when I was a kid. Now, at my son's school there is a "contains peanuts" container for lunch boxes and a "peanut-free" container. Allergies … Continue reading Our FPIES life
It’s time for TingTing!
Guys, congratulations! I am about to expose you to something pretty fantastic hahah. Okay, so, I don't know if you're like me- but I've tried multiple times to expose my son and daughter to other cultures, languages, etc. I want them to know more than I did (and do!) I also believe they should start learning … Continue reading It’s time for TingTing!
Quick Tip Tuesday: Video baby monitor
When I got pregnant with my first child I wouldn't accept anything less than a video baby monitor! I know, I know... many people have been fine with audio monitors but I felt it necessary to have a video monitor. Funds were tight... so I got a a Levana monitor from Groupon. It worked pretty … Continue reading Quick Tip Tuesday: Video baby monitor