Recently, Josh teased me, asking if all mommy bloggers sounded like single moms. Hmm, I smiled. I don’t know…why – do I? I asked him, already knowing the answer. Well, yeah, he shrugged and smiled back, kind of. Well, I’m just getting started, I told him, you’ll figure in soon enough. But we both also … Continue reading Daddy Who?
When my sisters and I were little, our mom would wake us up in the morning with a song. Now, hold your “awwws” for just a moment, because it was an original song, sung in operetta, while she was opening the blinds in our otherwise dark bedrooms. She’d sing, “Good morning girrrrrlllsss, how’d you sleep … Continue reading Rock Star Mama
Well, it turns out I’ve treated this blog like a fad diet – three days in and I fell off the wagon. And, though I was raised in a “no excuses” household, I have a really good excuse: my parents were in town this weekend. Because my parents live almost seven hours away (in my … Continue reading Sleep Training
This morning, La Toya Jackson told Hoda & Kathie Lee that “time flies,” in reference to Ms. Jackson turning 55. I concur. Just yesterday, I was walking Dylan along the river path toward the nostalgic little downtown area and I detected hints of fall in the air. I mean, I know it’s September already, but … Continue reading Ms. Jackson’s Wisdom
For some reason, I got Bob Seger’s song, “Night Moves,” stuck in my head last night, around 1:13am. It was a little past what is becoming one of Dylan’s “normal” night feedings, and he was fussy as hell. So there I was, rocking him in my delirious state and trying not to fall asleep and … Continue reading Night Moves
I go back to work in exactly two months. On November 4th, my time at home as a new mom comes to an end. I’ve always kept a journal, but I want to blog about my maternity leave because I feel like my mind is different since I had a baby. I have a hard … Continue reading And so it begins…