This past week has been jam-packed with all the feelings. While I'm no stranger to openly weeping at a slightly sentimental commercial, the back-to-back combination of Olivia's first ballet recital coupled with AJR's pre-k graduation has tested the very limits of my emotional well-being. I reveled in all my dance mom glory watching Olivia make … Continue reading A Bittersweet Goodbye
Tonight I'll walk into AJR's future school and attend a meeting to discuss all things related to registering for kindergarten. Mic drop. Of the heart. First off, what sort of sick person decided that we need to register for kindergarten a solid nine months before they will even set foot inside the door? Do they … Continue reading Kindergarten Unready
Yesterday I was shopping solo at Wegman's. It was glorious to hop out of my car, not worry about unbuckling any children, re-restraining said children in a grocery cart, and taking a deep breath before I tried to complete my shopping in the time it takes for them to finish a baggie filled with Goldfish. … Continue reading Back to School Business
It's been a year since I started a blog and began oversharing way too much about my mothering inadequacies and crazy kids. This has been one of the fastest years of my life, which is something I say about pretty much every single year, but this time I mean it. When I started this endeavor … Continue reading Happy Blogaversary!
Today my son is 3 1/2. Or if I really wanted to irritate people I would say "My son? Oh he's 42 months old!" But I won't say that because that is just silly and I hope to God that no one does that. What's not silly is the fact that he is growing up. … Continue reading Growing Pains