This weekend I hit a mom milestone by dropping the kids off at grandma and grandpa’s house for a weekend alone with my husband. This was the first time we had ever left the 1 year old overnight with anyone. I was not too heartbroken about leaving the kids. Ok, I will admit I got… Continue reading A weekend without kids…only cried once
Recently my husband and I had the brilliant idea of signing our 4-year-old up for tee ball… need I say more. Remembering my own tee ball days, I did NOT go into the first practice with high expectations. Like I suspected, it was an hour of total chaos. The second practice was pretty much the… Continue reading The Joys of Tee Ball (insert sarcasm here)
I am a firm believer that moms (and parents in general) REALLY need to take up hobbies and have interests of their own, especially those that do not revolve around Disney Channel or Nick Jr. Not only is it healthy mentally, but it gives you topics of conversation that do not revolve around baby poop,… Continue reading Old lady at 26
Hope everyone had a good Easter! Whether you went to church or simply enjoyed a family day I hope it was fantastic. As another Easter has come and gone, I have a few thoughts. First off, I’m pretty sure I rank in the top ten worst Easter Bunnies ever. I am an oilfield wife, which… Continue reading Easter and Mexican Food
If you have kids, you have or will be in this situation one day. One day you will have the “bright” idea of throwing your dear child a birthday party. First of all, DO NOT GO ON PINTEREST! Let me repeat that, DO NOT GO ON PINTEREST! Long gone are the days of picking up… Continue reading Kids parties…and the evils of Pinterest
As the dreaded swim suit seasons creeps closer and closer, I am faced with the reality that I no longer have my tiny college physique. Long gone are the days of flat tummies and perky boobs. Instead they have been replaced with the “mom tummy” which slightly resembles stretched out gum. Before the new year… Continue reading Why I bought a two piece swimsuit
So to reiterate that all parents suck at their job, these are the very real things that have happened in the hour that it has taken me to try and set up this blog. The toddler hit the baby in the face. Said baby nearly succeeded in falling out of his high chair (yes I… Continue reading Am I already failing?
Being a stay at home mom is one of the hardest most under-recognized jobs out there. Now I don’t say this to be whiney or because I need praise for what I do. I say this because for me it’s true. I have been a working biologist mom and now I’m a stay at home… Continue reading First blog post- What am I doing