Parenthood

Body Image and Beauty

Throughout everyone single person’s life they will have a battle with body image and how they perceive themselves to some extent. “Why can’t I look like her?” “I wish I was skinnier” “If only my boobs were bigger” I wish, Why, If only… every last thought that follows those words will only hinder how we… Continue reading Body Image and Beauty

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Divorce · Mommy Only · Parenthood

Finding Air

Raise your hands if you are… Over worked Overwhelmed or just plain Over It.   Every day there seems to be a new stress in life; the kids are sick, the cat peed on your clothes, the bills are late, and the car just broke down. Whatever the case is for you, you’re just feeling… Continue reading Finding Air

Parenthood

Timeline of Life

As I sit here during a blizzard organizing pictures on my computer while my children eat their dinner I can’t help but reminisce on all the things that has happened over the years. Photos of me in high school and college with my friends, times from fixing up my house, and watching my children grow… Continue reading Timeline of Life

Parenthood

Bed Sharing

Out of the great need to save my sanity I have started bed sharing with my children. If you know me I swore I would never do this, like every mother out there that says the same thing to one thing or another. Yes, yes get your laughter in, I’ll wait. Done now? Terrific. Whelp,… Continue reading Bed Sharing

Birth · Parenthood · Pregancy

Becoming a Mother

To my childhood friend before the birth of your daughter: We have been friends for as long as I can remember. Although we don’t talk as regularly as we used to I’m thrilled we are still there for the big events in each other’s lives. I can’t believe how soon it will be until your… Continue reading Becoming a Mother

Divorce · Marriage · Mommy Only · Parenthood

Winds of Change

Life has a funny way of making things work; the people that go in and out of your life, the conversations you have, jobs you change, and the places you go all have an impact on the ebbs and flows of what make up your life. Every interaction has its own version of a butterfly… Continue reading Winds of Change

Parenthood

My Arms

My arms are strong And yet they are weak They comfort, protect and hold you Never have they been so full   My arms are strong Some days feel like they carry the weight of the world But the moment you snuggle close I could hold you forever without tiring   My arms are strong… Continue reading My Arms

Parenthood

Where has the time gone?

It has been forever since I have had the energy to sit down to write anything for the blog. It’s not that I don’t want to, because I do, I have just been pushing myself to finish my classes, get ready for my internship, and try my best at succeeding with this new company I… Continue reading Where has the time gone?

Parenthood

I need you

As a society I believe we make children grow up too quickly; for instance, babies and young children sleeping through the night. What a completely laughable idea; however, there are some unicorn babies out there that from the start are great sleepers but most aren’t like that. Developmentally they will get there in their own… Continue reading I need you