I woke up shortly after midnight with a slight chill. The air in the bedroom felt cold despite my blankets. The temperature was supposed to hover around zero and possibly dip below zero overnight. I tugged the blankets up a little higher around my chin and thought it looked dark. I was surprised because we … Continue reading We are never really defeated
I am experiencing a lack of motivation. Why should I bother to get dressed if I am not leaving the house? I know, I know... no one wants to get caught in an emergency situation wearing dirty underwear. Isn't that what our parents used to tell us; to wear clean underwear in case you are … Continue reading Is it okay to wear my pajamas all day?
Writing this post, I have technically been a stay at home mom for 4 days. All weekend I found myself fighting against trying to do the long list of laundry, cleaning, shopping, prep for the week ahead, etc. I kept having to remind myself that I don't have to get everything done in 48 hours … Continue reading Life update: I am home with my baby…now what?
The truth? Here it is, cold and harsh. No matter how important we feel our job at our company is; no matter how hard we work; no matter how much time we invest, we are simply 'replaceable'. That's a hard pill to swallow. I struggled with my decision to leave my job. I felt guilty … Continue reading The truth about leaving your job
This is a piece of advice I take solace in. When I was a new mother and scared I would be a bad mom or ruin my children's lives because of my own upbringing or flaws, I told myself I just needed to do one thing to be a success. To be a successful parent all … Continue reading How to be the greatest parent in the world
In my hour, long commute to work this morning, I was thinking about how I got to where I am in my life. My 20’s kind of sucked. They were an extension of the emotional growth of my teens with all the responsibilities of adulthood. This means I didn’t always use the best judgment or … Continue reading You define your own path
When I became a mother, nearly everyone I met had left their job and became a stay-at-home-mom. Because I was still working, even if from home, I was unable to attend play groups, most library tot-times, LeLeche League meetings, and other events that help moms connect with other moms. When it comes to being a … Continue reading Social isolation and the working mom