When being a mom isn’t what you thought it would be

Motherhood is hard. It's busy. It's exhausting. It's never-ending. It's filled with endless requests for cuddles, snacks, hunts for lost toys, band-aids, butt-wipes, and other relentless ways in which we are asked care for these little lives we brought into the world. And you can't even go to bed when you're tired because you have … Continue reading When being a mom isn’t what you thought it would be

Getting back into the {new} school routine

Summer is over. Despite all the delightful and interesting experiences we were able to have, I was exhausted and ready for it to be over. Back to school, however, brings a whole different kind of exhaustion. And it also seems to sneak up on me... no matter how much I look forward to the end … Continue reading Getting back into the {new} school routine

Spring Cleaning & the Hair-pulling Magic of Trying to Tidy Up

Spring Cleaning: Those two little buzz words have started circulating again. And, to be honest, they always conjure up a bit of dread on my part. Although spring cleaning has traditionally been associated with being able to open windows and deep clean at the first signs of warm weather, it has, more recently, become associated … Continue reading Spring Cleaning & the Hair-pulling Magic of Trying to Tidy Up