These past few days, I have not been feeling great about myself. About my body, about my abilities as a housewife, about my mothering… you know those moments, when there isn’t anything particularly bad about life, but it still just feels off to you? I’m going through one of those moments. And I am not… Read More Mama+baby style: the cat and the fox
I realize that at its core, this outfit is basically the same thing as yesterday’s outfit — you know, animal-print beigey and black shirt, plaid wool pleated skirt — but the thing is… I don’t really care. Because if we’re being honest, I’ve been awake since 5:26am, I don’t actually remember the last time I… Read More The Fault in our Plaids
I think there always comes a time in any new mom’s life where she feels her first real pang of guilt over something she does as a mother that really isn’t her fault. Whether it’s seeing your child take a fall you couldn’t have predicted and subsequently couldn’t save them from, feeling pressure from other… Read More Feeling like a not-so-super mom
I really, really wanted to do a first of October post, and it looks like I am just barely making it! I tried today, really I did, haha! But Asa is teething, and has been unusually clingy today. Which I don’t mind at all; that just meant I didn’t shower until he took his very… Read More October 1st
My child has forgotten how to sleep. That photo was taken after a long fight yesterday when I felt victorious that he’d finally dropped off, only to have him wake up 15 minutes later and refuse to nap. He goes to bed at eight or nine, only to wake up at midnight, at four am,… Read More On Those Days When You Just Can’t.