Why You Should Not Feel Guilty When You Reach Your Breaking Point as A Parent

Photo by joffi You ever have that split second moment when you feel like you are ready to toss your kid into a trash can? Yep, that was me. Luckily, my husband woke up from his day-sleep (he works a 12 hour night shift), and took my son before I lost the last ounce of … Continue reading Why You Should Not Feel Guilty When You Reach Your Breaking Point as A Parent

Mantra for Mamas: Discovering Words to Support Your Search for Tranquility

Breathe in. Breathe out. Feel better? If only it were that simple. After a day of caring for an infant, it is not always easy to feel any sort of tranquility. I'll start off by saying that my son, Theo, is seriously adorable. Yes, all mothers say that...but who would actually admit otherwise? (Oh, my … Continue reading Mantra for Mamas: Discovering Words to Support Your Search for Tranquility

Bad Mama: The Internal Struggle Between Choosing Time For Yourself and Time with Your Baby

Today I was a bad mama. No, I didn't beat my child, or neglect him to the point where DCFS needs to come banging on my door. But I did neglect him. His calls to be picked up, anyway. His constant shrieks for attention. His tiny little arms flailing about, signaling to me that he … Continue reading Bad Mama: The Internal Struggle Between Choosing Time For Yourself and Time with Your Baby