Perfectionism is a B, But I’ll Tell You Why You’re Perfect

Perfectionism. A sneaky little B- that looks oh so appealing and attractive, yet causes so much destruction. Its tricky. Perfectionism  can enter your mind in the form of images you create, or saw and pursue. The pursuit, the dream the taste of having the perfect body the perfect nursery decor, the spotless home…I’m sure you’ve jumped […]

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Dear Happy Mom, I’m With Ya

I love being a mom. I wouldn’t ask for anything  else. I don’t love wiping bottoms, poopy  accidents in the tub, police car sirens at 6 am or cold coffee left in the microwave for hours. I could do without those things if possible, but I wouldn’t trade it for being a mom. I share […]

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Baby’s Birth Story and His Name

First off, if you’re reading to find out the baby’s name, I give you permission to skip to the end of the post. The rest that follows is how he raced into the world painfully and just in time for my doctor to deliver 🙂 I rolled my big belly over to the clock: 3:32 […]

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I Stopped Playing With My Boys

There was a day when I would play Thomas the Train, orchestrate a major Dinosaur hunt, and race cars all over the house. I would narrate detailed stories and games, bringing my boys (mostly Benjamin) into extravagant, make-believe  worlds. Until, it had to stop. I didn’t realize the amount of dependence/need I was promoting. I […]

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The #FITMOM Trend: Why Its A Good Thing

Recently, the “Whats Your Excuse?” Mom was re-circulating through social media and the news with her recent weight – gain admission. It brought me to thoughts on the whole #fitmom trend, and where we go as mothers with it. My immediate  reaction was, “how brave of her to be honest and brave to admit her […]

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Benjamin’s Birth Story: Baby #1

I love a good birth story. As I draw closer to 38 weeks, I am obsessed with  reading and hearing birth stories. For some reason, I find each birth story so unique, empowering and magical. No matter what the method – I am a birth story fan. I appreciate C-sections, natural, hospital, un-assisted etc. They are […]

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