Motherhood

Covered in Cheerios: The Reality of Motherhood

It’s after 10 pm just days before this article is due for publication, and I’m just now considering putting pen to paper. This is my new life. The over-planned, always-early, detail-oriented woman is now the over-tired, always-caffeinated, sometimes forgetful mommy. My nipples hurt from the teething efforts of a fussy 10-month-old. My conversations occur in… Continue reading Covered in Cheerios: The Reality of Motherhood

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Shredding the Parenting Magazines {And other 7 month Abby updates}

Cold hit with a fury this week, and our nearly 80-degree-temps fell in a day to below freezing. Snow continues to pile high in my backyard, and Abby felt the first flakes hit her face as she smiled in glee. The world entertains her so easily. Seven+ months postpartum, I find myself learning new mothering… Continue reading Shredding the Parenting Magazines {And other 7 month Abby updates}