Back in the World Again written by a guest blogger

“Every day when I open my eyes now, it feels like a Saturday Like the lift of a curse, got a whole different person inside my head No more trudging around, stony-eyed through the town like the living dead Who’s to say how it goes, all I know is I’m back in the world again.” … More Back in the World Again written by a guest blogger

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The Parent Pact

One of the reoccurring themes in this blog is that parents are hard on themselves and each other. This saddens and disappoints me. I’ve done it. We have all done it. Parenting is already hard enough. Why are we doing this? As a step in the opposite direction, I have created a Parent Pact–thinking maybe … More The Parent Pact

Being a Stay at Home Mom vs. Being a Working Mom: One Mom’s Perspective

I’ve spent the last four months being a stay at home mom. Prior to that, the only extended amount of time I have spent at home was for my two maternity leaves (which can never be compared to any other twelve weeks because they are an amazing and awful and overwhelming experience that I want … More Being a Stay at Home Mom vs. Being a Working Mom: One Mom’s Perspective

How To Parent (A completely anecdotal view based only on the personalities of two children)

I honestly have no idea how people write entire books on parenting. How they can provide blanketed advance to so many parents when each child is inevitably unique? Before I had children, I, like many others, was a naïve know-it-all. And to top it off I was a “neglected” middle child who believed very firmly … More How To Parent (A completely anecdotal view based only on the personalities of two children)

The Search for Happiness

About a year ago I started researching how to be happy. The search has become more intense over the past three months. I have read stacks of books, scoured Pinterest, reached out to people who seem genuinely happy and devoured countless articles–including all twenty articles detailing the things that happy/successful/c-level/productive people do each morning. Much to my … More The Search for Happiness

Figuring It Out

I’ve been thinking about starting a blog for a couple years, but like most decisions in my life I have to think about it A LOT before I pull the trigger. So after an extensive amount of thinking about it I finally decided to do it, but first I had to break it down into a … More Figuring It Out