I have three children, ages 8, 7, and 3. I truly thought I’d seen it all in regard to pregnancy. I’ve been through it enough times, after all. I’ve experienced swollen ankles, growing feet, back pain, heartburn, rashes, stretch marks, Placenta Previa, an emergency c-section, planned c-sections… So, when I became pregnant with baby number…… Continue reading I Thought I Knew It All – But My Pregnant Body Just Took Me For A Loop!
My kids are simply amazing. My oldest son is 8 and he’s a million times smarter than me! He dreams of becoming a meteorologist and, honestly, he’s already better at forecasting than our local stations. My daughter is 7 going on 17. She does winged eyeliner better than most adults and her attitude is that…… Continue reading I Hate Feeding My Kids
Once Upon A Time, I became a Mary Kay consultant. I was pregnant with our third child and preparing to become a Stay At Home Mom. As a preschool teacher, I made an embarrassingly low income. With how little I made weekly, it just made sense to quit working and stay home with the kids.…… Continue reading Bullsh*t MLM’s and Direct Sales
I have always had fair, sensitive skin. I burn really easy, never tan, and literally everything gives me hives. At 33 though, it’s something I’m totally used to. I know which irritants to avoid and I wear my sunscreen! Unfortunately, my skin has changed pretty dramatically as of late. My preggo hormones have decided to…… Continue reading My Pregnant “Glow” Is Actually A Rash
It’s a tale as old as time… I spent all day picking up toys, reorganizing, and cleaning – yet, the house still feels trashed. A mom’s work is never really done – We all know that. There will always be mess. There will always be laundry. Homework. Dishes. Bath times… As a SAHM, I’m pretty…… Continue reading The Untold Truth About Nesting
You know what I hate about being pregnant? Everything. I feel like as women, sometimes we are led to believe that all pregnancies and deliveries are this amazing, magical experience, on par with how we expect our wedding days to be. When you’re pregnant, you’re glowing. Your hair is so full and your nails grow…… Continue reading Things No One Told Me About Having Babies
Yep. I’m pregnant. In years to come, our new addition and I will be referred to as a stastic I can only assume will be dubbed “pandemic births” or something equally boring yet scary. As I write this, I am 18 weeks along. Morning sickness has finally subsided, but my belly is starting to grow,…… Continue reading Why Did I Get Pregnant?
8:00 am – I very reluctantly roll out of bed. I don’t need to brush my hair or do makeup because I already know I won’t be leaving the house today. The sweatpants I wore to bed will do just fine until at least mid-afternoon. 8:15 am – I, hilariously, use Alexa to play “The…… Continue reading A Day In The Life Of A Pandemic Mom
Does your town do a Polar Express-themed train ride every holiday season? Ours does. And let me tell you – it is bullshit. The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad offers train rides to the “North Pole” and a visit with Santa every holiday season for some pretty…ahem…”affordable” prices. Can’t put a price on magic? Think again.…… Continue reading Why The Polar Express Ride Your Town Offers Is Bullsh*t