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Coffee time or Wine time, there is no AM / PM anymore

I am the face of anxiety.

Walking past the windows at night and freaking out at the dark, because you think someone is always staring back at you. The true panic of darkness surrounding you. The unknown of what is out there. Making sure you are ready for anything if someone is to break into your house. You have a plan … Continue reading I am the face of anxiety.

To the woman / Mom…

To the mom on the beach looking at her phone, trying to get some peace. I see you. The days are long and I know you are just trying to get some peace while you kids are running around. For not giving a fuck what other people will think of you, that you are not … Continue reading To the woman / Mom…

Arbitrary Rules…

I just read this on Quora and really liked the lesson RUN THE DISHWASHER TWICE. When I was at one of my lowest (mental) points in life, I couldn’t get out of bed some days. I had no energy or motivation and was barely getting by. I had therapy once per week, and on this … Continue reading Arbitrary Rules…

Normalcy…

Parenting right now, in this pandemic is a dumpster fire. There seems to be no right choices on how to do things. There is no parenting book on “How to raise your kids in a pandemic” We are all losing our minds here and brains are hurting, from overthinking our overthinking, trying to figure out the best plan for our kids. There seems to not be enough wine or coffee to fix things.

Respect is the new ‘R’ Word

Many people don’t see firsthand what it is like to have a child with a disability. I do my best every day to educate people. In hopes that one day these words that people throw around gets thrown in the garbage. That one day instead of judging from afar they would just come and ask questions. I promise you I won’t get offended I encourage it.

My son is a “mamas boy” — and there is nothing wrong with it.

The other day I got accused of raising a mamas boy… like somehow that is a negative thing?  “He is weak”  “He needs to toughen up”  “He is spoiled”  “He is insecure”  As I wrote mamas boy, in the search engine, most of what came up were “how to make sure your son doesn’t turn … Continue reading My son is a “mamas boy” — and there is nothing wrong with it.

Dear new mom,

Right now, everything seems so overwhelming. You may think you have no idea what you are doing. You might even be questioning every move you make. You know what is best for your family. For your new baby.  I promise you, that none of us have it together. We might look like we do on … Continue reading Dear new mom,

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