• A month of mess

    February 10, 2011

    Today is Sam’s last day of work. In just a few hours he’ll be off and home. Home till he leaves for the Army. Home… for a MONTH. Now, this is going to sound awful. Because you’d think with him being gone for 4 months, I’d be jumping up and down at the thought of…

  • Baby-led weaning. It sounds all special, but it’s just cuz I’m lazy.

    January 18, 2011

    I had very definite ideas of how long I’d breastfeed Bella. One year. Maybe less if my nipples happened to fall off due to never healing. I hated it. The constant pain. The letdown that made me so uncomfortable. Feeding in public and trying to not flash everyone. The stupid nursing covers that smothered her and made…

  • Glimpses of Heaven

    December 1, 2010

    There are moments, like the other night, where I feel like I’ve been granted a glimpse into heaven. I hear the startled cry of Bella, who was asleep but has suddenly woken up. It’s a different cry, the kind where you instinctively know as a mother that your child is afraid. In an instant, I’m in…

  • Life as a SAHM

    November 19, 2010

    It’s not just my Twitter name. It’s now a reality. With Sam going in the Army, I will more than likely always be a stay at home mom. I know some of you are thinking, “Lucky.” I count my blessings for that – I really do. The past few months have been some of the…

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