Preschool is canceled. The roads are covered in ice. The day becomes free. *** The coffee is hot. The kids are playing with toys. There’s no rush today. *** We are warm inside. Relaxed and ready for fun. A trip to Target?
1 year ago… I was probably on the subway– squished up against strangers, trying to keep my 1-year-old happy, checking work emails to make sure nothing urgent was happening, silently hating every single man (and woman– but honestly mostly the men) sitting with his legs insanely spread out (overcompensating) while I stood angrily in a… Continue reading Truth… Or 1 year ago/1 year later
It’s 1:45am. I’m awakened by the unmistakeable sound of tiny toddler feet hitting the ground. Loud sigh. “Ugh, it’s only 1:45am and she’s out of bed,” I grumble loudly enough to wake my husband. I put on my robe and walk down the hallway. She’s standing in her doorway with her “baaa” – a… Continue reading About Last Night…
It’s a few minutes before 5 on Friday afternoon, and I’m counting down the minutes until Mike gets home. Addie is shaking a box of raisins, spilling them all over the kitchen floor… And I couldn’t care less. It’s a vast improvement from just a few minutes ago… We were out for a nice winter… Continue reading TGIF!!!
Had a morning today. Woke up at 5am to drive back to NYC after a weekend trip… hit traffic… And when we were FINALLY 40 minutes away from home–Addie puked everywhere. It was awful. I wanted to throw up from the smell and scream and cry, but instead Mike and I took a detour, pulled over,… Continue reading We Found Zen in a Pukey Place
Had a lovely lunch date with my friend Ali and a dinner date with my friend Jess yesterday. 2 different social outings in 1 day- who am I?! Did I eat too much? Stay up too late? Am I extra exhausted today? Yes– but it was worth it. In my experience, it’s really easy to… Continue reading SAHM Diaries: The Importance of a Social Life
Its been a while now since I embarked on this new journey as a SAHM. It’s been, at times, exciting, exhausting, hard, rewarding, stressful– the list could go on… But right now as I’m sitting on a park bench on a beautiful day I’m feeling grateful… Grateful for my sweet baby girl who makes me… Continue reading SAHM Diaries: Day I’ve Lost Count