In my mind and so long as I avoid the mirror, I'll always be in my mid-20s. However, there are some cold, hard facts that lately have aggressively slapped me in the face to let me know that I'm no longer a carefree 20something with plenty of years to invest wisely for retirement. Nay, I … Continue reading Older and Wiser. But Mostly Just Older
Next week my oldest, AJR, turns four. Two days later, his sister Olivia turns two. A lot of my time leading up to their birthdays has been spent looking up cake inspiration on Pinterest as I have a standing tradition where I make their birthday cakes each year. Driving to one Target and two Toys … Continue reading Becoming Mom
My husband and I had talked about it for a long time. We wanted to make sure that we were both ready - financially and emotionally - for the responsibility of caring for another life. We waited until I secured a job closer to home - what is the point of adding to your family … Continue reading Our Fur Baby
Birthdays are no longer the fancy affairs of the past. Day-to-day life is still happening: kids need to be fed, butts need to be wiped, errands need to be run, and Mommy has to be called for a million times. Your birthday is the same old shit, just add cake. Last weekend we had dinner with my … Continue reading Birthday Love.
Dear Anthony, Happy 3rd Birthday, Anthony! How is it possible that you're already 3 years old? It feels like only yesterday when you were getting ready to judo chop your way out of my uterus with all of your crazy fetal movement. I have to admit, given the tumultuous moments your second year has given … Continue reading Dear Anthony