Archive for September, 2015

No cool car…next, mom jeans??

September 29, 2015 0 Comments

There I was…doing the stand/rock/bounce move with the baby.  All parents know this move.  You cradle your child and sway from side to side all while bouncing and rocking and probably singing some old school song. That was me this morning. My song of choice? “Doing’ the butt.” “When you get that notion, put your […]

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The day I felt like Bill Bixby…

September 24, 2015 0 Comments

“Nico has a lot of….energy.” I have to laugh when people say that to me because I know they’re just being polite. I know they really want to say: “Umm yeah…he’s bad.”  Kind of like when people say, “Wow, you look tired.” That’s just a polite way of telling you that you look like crap.  lol […]

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Weed ’em out!

September 23, 2015 0 Comments

A mom reached out to me tonight for advice…she’s worried her 10-year-old daughter is being bullied. I thought immediately about the age…10.  It’s when the mean girl antics really start to amp up.  The whispering gets more intense…the behind the back giggling…the inviting everyone else to the sleepover except that ONE girl.  Every woman understands…because […]

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How many bags for the guilt-trip?

September 21, 2015 0 Comments

I was on the phone with a friend recently when she said, “You must be dreading going back to work!” “Actually, I’m looking forward to it…I miss it and I need a routine.” Crickets. She said nothing. “You there??” Then she said the SAME thing that SO many other people have said to me over […]

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Will your jackets button? Not quite ;-)

September 14, 2015 0 Comments

I successfully managed to ignore the scale throughout my entire pregnancy. And by ignore, I mean I got onto the scale backwards and before the nurse could say a word, I would yell “I DON’T WANT TO KNOW!” Then there was my final appointment about 2 days before the baby was born. I saw the […]

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