I say this all the time. Especially when I'm writing anything less than a glowing review of motherhood and my children. It's a phrase that all moms and parents utter from time to time if they feel their complaints are too scathing, too cold-blooded, too un-nurturing. It's the universal disclaimer, the parental version of "with … Continue reading The Mom Disclaimer
I was told that the first year with two kids, especially kids that are close in age, is the hardest. After that, things tend to get easier. But does juggling chainsaws really get easier? I don't have firsthand experience juggling chainsaws, but I imagine that while you may gain slightly more confidence and become accustomed … Continue reading It Gets Easier and Other Lies People Tell You
Tomorrow I'm doing something that makes me a little unsettled, a little nervous, but mostly sort of excited. Tomorrow I'm inviting my uber talented photographer friend, Julia, to come into my home for an afternoon to document the chaos and craziness that is my life at home with two kids. Sounds a little crazy, right? … Continue reading Motherhood Unfiltered: Part I
Do you ever take a step back from your kids while you're in the midst of a no-nap day, record breaking tantrum, or public outing gone awry and ask yourself the question "what am I doing wrong as a parent?" Followed by... Why won't they sleep better? Why is it so hard to get them to … Continue reading What Am I Doing Wrong?