Princess Diana for a Day

As a little girl, I had one big dream: to becoming a nurse-princess. Sure, it hadn’t been done before, but I could have certainly been the first. I’d wear scrubs by day and gowns by night, and it all sounded rather practical until I learned that nurses have to deal with…blood. The very word made […]

I’m No Good at Goodbyes

~My last post for Dearest Babble readers, It is with a heavy heart that I write this final post for Babble. I’ve documented the good times, the bad times, the scary times and all the laughter and love in between. In the 602 posts I’ve written on the Babble platform, I’ve received buckets of […]

I Promise You (Probably) Won’t Break Your Baby

To all my brand spankin’ new Mommy Friends out there (especially you Jilly Willy), this post is for you. I so hope you’ll honor me with a read because (not to be dramatic or anything) I poured my heart into every word. Some people want to buy the world a Coke, I want to give every new mom a hug. Tight.

A Big Huge Announcement!

I’m not pregnant, geez. But look at this nifty little badge!   Mommy Friends, you read it right!  I’m totally blogging for Babble’s Toddler Times (GULP)!  I may or may not have my first post published over there by the time you read this but I wanted you to be the first to know. It’s simple math really: […]

Are You a Momzilla? I was.

You know that mom who only ever talks about her baby? The one who infiltrates your computer screen with endless baby pictures and constant status updates? Sure, the baby sharing was cute — at first. Then cuteness overload just became overload. So in an attempt to stop the mommy madness, you avoid her, unfriend her, […]

Making New Mommy Friends

I’ve been an only mother and man, did it ever suck. If you’ve ever faced motherhood alone or can offer suggestions on making Mommy Friends, please check out my article Making New Mommy Friends: Finding a community when you’ve got a toddler and share your ideas!  You may just make all the difference for a  lonely mother out there. Because […]

Life Balance with a Toddler: Parenting tips to stay sane with young kids

Your sweet baby jumped aboard the crazy train to Toddlerville, and life just got a whole lot more interesting. With their newfound independence and insatiable fascination with roly-polies, maintaining life balance with a toddler seems impossible, right? Not entirely true. Sure, it takes a little practice, but so did changing a diaper with one hand […]