In a room full of people, I seem to be the one that walks away with all the mosquito bites. I previously lived in a part of the world that is teeming with mosquito and illnesses derived from their bites. I even contracted dengue fever, which comes from a mosquito bite and makes you feel […]
Author Archive | Julie B
I scoffed. I laughed. I snorted out my precious coffee. How could he be tired? He isn’t the new mom! He isn’t recovering from delivery! Doesn’t he get how tired I am? How could he be so foolish as to tell ME that he is tired?! DO THESE BAGS UNDER MY EYES MEAN NOTHING TO […]
My body relaxed. I pushed and realized that my body was made for this. I stopped sweating. The shakes were gone. I was completely at peace and entirely empowered to do this birthing business. I suddenly felt as though I could conquer the world. (Anyone in here feel like busting out a Beyonce song right […]
I have been fortunate enough to develop deep friendships with women from all over the world and they have not only taught me about their lives and cultures, but they have also shown me how to be a better friend and mom.
When I tell you that I love where I live, you better believe carbs play a big part in that. Some of my favorite places in this part of town provide my ever-rumbling stomach with scrumptious breads and pastas that are worth writing home about.
I had many people who were there to support me and offer their help, but when it came to friends my age who also had kids? Well, there just weren’t any. I knew that my friendships would change because I was newly married, and now I was adding a baby to the already changing dynamic. […]
We’ve all seen the commercials, the cards, and the movies. The family is present around the Thanksgiving table, eagerly awaiting the beautiful turkey to be carved and devoured. The mom is there, hair coiffed, pearls on, and smiling like her children are perfectly behaved and nothing burned on the stove that morning. I want that […]