Standing on the other side of a pseudo divorce, trudging through the muck that comes from a broken heart and home, and swimming through two years of full time college, working Mama, and single motherhood – I look at the wording “”just being a mom” and cringe. Because for me personally- for this Mama, for this career woman who toiled and fought to keep her “identity”, there is nothing more important than my role as their Mama.
This is part two of the Prioritizing Parenting posts. You can read The Pursuit of Us: Part One here. In the past two months I have maintained hours at my job, taking me away from home 30 to 60 hours every weekend, while investing at … Continue reading Don’t Forget to Feed the Kids: Prioritizing Parenting in the Midst of Chaos (Part 2)
March 2013 was a big month for my little family. The S.O. (Significant Other- for those of you who are new here) and I both work relatively high risk jobs and we both encountered situations that made us stop and appreciate our health and safety. … Continue reading The Pursuit of Us: Prioritizing Parenting in the Midst of Chaos Part 1
For the first time since I started posting Favorites, I have fallen behind. Life has been going at a break-neck pace and unfortunately, my beloved blogging has found itself seated dead last on the list. And I thought I was busy before I became a … Continue reading Tips, Tricks, & Top Picks: July
I am a total podcast nerd. If I have a free moment or I am commuting to work- I am listening to either a podcast or an audio book. Today’s podcast was by The Atheist Experience. This is actually a live show that is ran … Continue reading Inoculation from Indoctrination
The kids and I spent the morning eating Happy Herbivore cinnamon pancakes and tumbling on the mats at the local kids gymnasium. We visited a preschool that the SO & I are considering for our Princess this fall and we ended our morning filling our … Continue reading Full Arms, Overflowing Heart
This is my third Mother’s Day and life as a Mom could not get any better. I feel incredibly lucky that I have such amazing kids. Seriously, what did I do to deserve all of this? It wasn’t that long ago though, that I braved … Continue reading I Ain’t No Duggar