• Parenting

    Am I A Hippie or Just An Asshole?

    November 13, 2017

    I think about this concept a lot and whether I am blazing my own trail or if the era is blazing it for me and I’ve just hopped aboard someone else’s trendy train. This thought, like…

  • Parenting

    Staying At Home Is Weird

    November 6, 2017

    I took a giant leap this year and decided to stay at home with my kids. I have wanted to try this role out ever since I had Joe and wish I would have back when…

  • Parenting

    Halloween 2017

    November 3, 2017

    Carving pumpkin(s) was, ya know, a joke. Joe doesn’t like to get his hands dirty, so he wouldn’t even play in the guts with me. He did however like the knife part. Shocking. So, pumpkin carving…

  • Parenting

    The Chronicles of No

    November 1, 2017

    Age two is wearing on me. It just took me 2 hours and 47 minutes to put Joe down for a nap. To say he has learned that he can be independent is an understatement. But,…

  • Parenting

    I Want To Be A Good Dad

    October 30, 2017

    I want to be a good dad…sometimes. The other night Joe got out of bed and snuck into the room that Noah and I sleep in. He poked my eye and said, “Hello.” As cute as…

  • Parenting

    Stitches and Bitches

    October 23, 2017

    I have become the nightly cook in our house. That’s something I never thought would happen. I don’t love cooking with kids because it can be super stressful, but it can also be enjoyable. Joe and…

  • Parenting

    Diary: October 2017

    October 20, 2017

    Joe You are like the coolest kid right now. I don’t know what phase you are going through, but I’d like to freeze you right here forever. You wake up and run out to see us…

  • Parenting Weekend Vibes

    Pumpkin Patch Kid

    October 20, 2017

    Joe and I got to have a little one-on-one time two weekends back. We went to one of our local pumpkin patches. Last year we took him to the same one and he kind of just…

  • Parenting Pregnancy

    Sex After Baby: Hurts So Good

    October 16, 2017

    Remember when I wrote about Noah’s birth story and there was a blood explosion before he showed up? Well, there was a cyst up in my vagina. It had been up there since Joe was born.…

  • Parenting

    We Were Merely Freshmen

    October 4, 2017

    My mom came to town to visit Joe the other day. She does this quite often as traveling with a baby/toddler/2 dogs can be stressful and simply not very fun. She doesn’t get to see her…