• Parenting

    Things I’ve Learned Since Making Humans

    January 15, 2018

    You realize the pain in one single tooth. You know where the sun comes from. You had no fucking idea what sacrifice was until now. You’d rather buy toys or clothes for someone else. Always. You…

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    Not Your Average Joe

    January 8, 2018

    I do believe I’ve told you of the terror that my Joe can be. He might be average in many ways. He’s falling suit to the idea that boys talk later than girls, he likes dinosaurs…

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    New Year, New You

    January 3, 2018

    This self-care movement is great and stuff, but it’s not practical. Yes, I want to reserve time during the day for myself. Yes, I want to be able to meditate and not think about all the…

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    The Mom Friend

    December 28, 2017

    Yesterday I made a friend. I came home and I was so jacked. I couldn’t stop pinging around the house…happily. Dishes are dirty? No problem! Toddler is screaming? It’s FINE! The house is fucking wrecked? I’ll…

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    Sex After Baby and Other Horror Stories

    December 22, 2017

    The term “hatchet wound” is not new to me. I learned the phrase when I used to be an employee, but mostly an avid customer at a local bar in our town. The term was frequently…

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    Diary: December 2017

    December 15, 2017

    Joe You have become obsessed with Dinosaurs on a level I can’t comprehend. You would be a dinosaur if you could. Then we’d all be dead because all you choose to do with your dinosaurs is…

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    Meet The Parents

    December 13, 2017

    I wrote this to Joe before I had him. I am shocked at how similar I still am to this person that wrote these words below. It’s kind of a gem of a find. I finally…

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    Now and Then II

    November 27, 2017

    This question is the most intriguing for me because everything evolves and I think we often forget that motherhood is included in that. The pressures and norms change with time and new moms have new ways…

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    November 22, 2017

    I am first and foremost thankful that I got to get out of the house by myself and open up this computer and write. By. My. Self. My mind starts singing, “You can breatheeeeee, you can breatheeeee…