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WHY I’LL NEVER STEP FOOT INTO A GROCERY STORE AGAIN

WHY I’LL NEVER STEP FOOT INTO A GROCERY STORE AGAIN

I was always a fan of grocery shopping, up until recently.  As a kid, it meant picking out Doritos for dinner– shout out to Kath for hating cooking.  As a young adult, it meant finding the cheapest grocery store wine to pair with the scallops […]

Tips for Staying Motivated to Maintain the House

Tips for Staying Motivated to Maintain the House

Even if you just LOVE cleaning (liar), when you wipe pee-pee off the side of the toilet for the umpteenth time, you may reach a scary place. After all, isn’t the very definition of insanity repeatedly performing the same action and expecting a different result? […]

5 Must-Have Registry Picks for Soon-To-Be Parents

5 Must-Have Registry Picks for Soon-To-Be Parents

If ever I had to pick a day where I could honestly say I had no idea what I was doing— beyond every day of my son’s life thus far— it’d be the day we created our baby registry. Before the big scanning day, I […]

6 UNIQUE Ways to Make MONEY From HOME… While The Baby Sleeps!

6 UNIQUE Ways to Make MONEY From HOME… While The Baby Sleeps!

Are you a Mom looking for some extra cash flow in her downtime?  It turns out it IS possible to bring in some extra income from the comfort of your home, with the help of technology, and WHEN you say so. Some Moms don’t have […]

5 Tips to Fall Back Asleep Fast

5 Tips to Fall Back Asleep Fast

I nearly once bragged about my inability to fall back asleep once awakened. When I was pregnant, those frequent nighttime trips to the potty always did me in. Before that, a bark from the dog was enough to wake me from a deep slumber and […]

To My Little Boy on His 1st Birthday

To My Little Boy on His 1st Birthday

Never before this past year have I been more sleep-deprived, vulnerable, uncertain, selfless. Never before have I been more in awe, prouder, or loving. Never before have I been so happy. Thank you, baby boy (or big boy, I should say!). Thank you for indirectly […]

Last July 24th was a Sunday…

Last July 24th was a Sunday…

and I got to work on Patrick’s strawberry cake with funfetti icing, as requested– and as is the same selection for today 😂. Later, my parents joined Patrick and me for his birthday lunch at The Cheesecake Factory. During lunch, I felt some new pains and, […]

To My Husband on His First Father’s Day: You’re Just Okay (jk jk jk)

To My Husband on His First Father’s Day: You’re Just Okay (jk jk jk)

If you’re a fan of my blog, you know I got a little kick out of the viral article that praised moms for being “enough” when I feel sassy, confident, and plenty on the daily.  In fact, when I compare myself to hubs, I am […]

Fisher Price Rock ‘N Play: A Bassinet & Lost Sleep Alternative

Fisher Price Rock ‘N Play: A Bassinet & Lost Sleep Alternative

If you’re here, you’re probably who I once was: the parent of a newborn, searching the internet desperately for any opportunity to sleep through the night.  As if suffering from sleep deprivation and being borderline-nervous breakdown aren’t enough, it seems like, every day, there’s a […]

21 Ways You’re KILLIN’ it.

21 Ways You’re KILLIN’ it.

Ya know, I’m all for the sappy articles that remind moms they’re “good enough” and doing a “good job,” but their intended message of empowerment nearly brings me DOWN to the belief that I’m just achieving the bare minimum when Mom-ing. In fact, if I […]