I hate to break it to ya J.D. Salinger, but I think I’m all the way insane. All of it. Am I the only one? Where are the other completely insane mothers? I keep looking for you as I scrub shit off my carpet for the one millionth time. It’s funny because apparently I wasn’t… Continue reading All Mothers are Slightly Insane
Well she’s two. *insert ugly tears emoji* It feels like yesterday I gave birth to that fierce and stubborn little squish. She’s taught us everything we didn’t know about surrendering, and while she’s kept us awake more than she’s allowed us to sleep, her bold spirit has brought us so much joy and gratitude. We recently… Continue reading Let’s Flamingle!
My friend shared this quote yesterday from writer and activist Audre Lorde and it’s been haunting me ever since. There is no rest for the weary when it comes to our hurting world. I am constantly thinking and praying and hurting and fearing. Constantly looking at my children and wondering if I’m doing enough, teaching enough, being… Continue reading Some problems we share as women, some we do not
So this week I had to call 911 for the first time in my existence as a mother. Don’t worry, everyone is alive and well and it wasn’t the most terrifying of emergencies, but it did make me sweat a few buckets. Girlfriend thought it would be amusing to lock her and brother in the… Continue reading Crazy Shit Kids Do
Step 1: Drink wine. Step 2: Pin all the things. Step 3: Drink more wine. Step 4: Make a shower outline. This step is only necessary if you are an organized, list-making control freak. If you are these things then an outline will do wonders for your anxiety. Only problem is it will also maybe make the… Continue reading How to Plan a Baby Shower in a Hot Second
You guys. I’m like a school girl right now giddy with excitement. When the opportunity to write a guest piece for Little and Mighty came about, I was like hell to the yea!! This blogging world is a funny thing. So many rules on what to do and how to be awesome. A world of… Continue reading Little & Mighty Guest Blog – Live Loud Live Wild
I’m from Louisiana so bluebonnet pics are not something I grew up knowing about. When Texas became my home, I caught on pretty quickly that if you wanted to be cooler than cool, then you needed to squat near some bluebonnets come springtime. It was just required. Well being the rebel I was, I said… Continue reading Bluebonnet mini session