Category Archives: Mommavation Mondays

My Nursing and Pumping How to Revelations

I’ve spent countless hours googling whatever burning question I had about sustaining the life of my newest offspring.  Because in 5 years, I had mostly forgotten exactly how to keep a new human alive.  I mean having a baby is … Continue reading

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So that makes me an expert right?

So it seems like this is a popular question in the obstetrics and hormonal world.  “What is your birth plan?”  I giggled a wee bit when my Dr. asked me.  I’m sure my smart aleck response didn’t win me any bedside manner … Continue reading

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NU16 Checkin

Well, happy February and congratulations to those who haven’t caved yet to the hit it and quit by the end of January resolutioners. Way to hang in there!  You’ve waded through the salad filled trenches of misery and passed the … Continue reading

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“If you give a mom a mission”

So yeah, this happened. I seem to get these bright ideas in my head that I’m going to get so much done and knock this one task out real quick. But amidst my  organizational excitement high I forget about the … Continue reading

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Beating the Blues

Nothing like an army of hormones being released in your body to bring on the full spectrum of emotions at any given moment. The mailman is late bringing the mail and tears start flowing… Nanny tells Pongo one of the … Continue reading

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7 Sanity Saving Steps

So it’s no state secret that I don’t have my mess together.  But I don’t function well in messy and chaotic surroundings either.  I’ve been working on it, but my mood is greatly affected by the cleanliness level of my … Continue reading

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The 5 Reasons I’m Ready for Summer

Besides the oh so obvious fact that I hate the cold, here are 5 more reasons (just in case you were wondering) why I am so unbelievably ready for summer. 1. Not waking kids up for school.  Force feeding breakfast … Continue reading

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Gaps

How is she old enough for this to start!  Wait…how am I old enough to have toothless Kindergatners?!?!

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Farewell Fallopians

This is a hard one to write.  Mostly because I know there are emphatic viewpoints on both sides of this debacle.  But you’re on my blog so saddle up for my moment. Lets preface this with a little history if you’re … Continue reading

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Delusional Dreaming

I’m pretty sure it’s a sickness at this point how badly I want the snow to be gone and warmer weather to get here.  The 14 layers of clothes, packing suits, gloves, thermals, scarves, hats, snow gear into backpacks every … Continue reading

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