I’ll laugh and joke about how relieved I am to be sending the kids off to school for eight hours everyday, but the truth is I’m nervous. Not first-day-jitter, nervous. No this is more of a my-child-has-dyslexia-so-please-be-kind nervous.
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If you’re new to the Fort Worth Library, like I was, below are five general categories of offerings that await you. Go ahead and explore; you might just fall in love!
What I am trying to say here is . . . you’re getting an eviction notice. It’s not that we don’t adore you. We do, but this just isn’t working out.
Losing that nursing bond feels strangely like mourning, like you’re giving up being her Mommy as your lactation shuts down. You feel betrayed by your breasts, and guilty for taking the vacation, for leaving your daughter behind, and for getting so wrapped up in the move across town. You feel ashamed for not having better […]
A split second later, as I turned to take those short three steps back to the bed, I heard it. A loud THUD. My heart dropped and when I had fully turned around I saw my son lying breathless with his back on the floor. He looked panicked, and my heart then shattered into a […]
You’ve been there. You doubtfully scan the contents of the pantry and freezer for enough essentials to scrape together dinner. A glance at the time on your phone’s display confirms that baby will wake from her nap too late for you to avoid rush hour at the grocery store. You sigh and tap the restaurant […]
Weeks away from giving birth to my daughter, I had a super realistic pregnancy dream: Something had gone wrong. I could not carry her to term and survive labor. We’d have to choose between her life and mine. I did not pose the which-would-you-choose question to my husband, but I had to tell him how […]