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Mommy Needs a Time-Out

And a beer. For the love of God, someone please give me a delicious lager. Pregnancy the second time around is certainly proving to have its challenges. For one, I didn't work when I was pregnant with Grayson. If I felt like poop, I had the luxury of going to lay down...

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Ready to Feel the Love?

For the first time ever, it is safe for me to say that I love my job. No, I'm not getting paid extra to say that. I know what you're thinking - "Nobody loves all of their job." Yes, that may be true. But I love all the scary, hairy, nonsensical parts of my job that...

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The Most Metal Post of All* – Nothing.

I'm not sure if this is a problem other people have, or if I'm just lucky because I write a handful of blogs that aren't actually my own each week, but every time I sit down to write my next blog post here, nothing comes. I sit, wondering what on earth I should write...

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Communication Breakdown

Genetics are a weird thing. Taking something like the shape and color of your eyes and copying it exactly into a shorter, tinier body than yours. Mimicking the propensity to laugh when Thumper says, "That's not a flower," or the same fear in the eyes of a toddler...

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I Like the Smell of Paint.

We got our house painted this week. I felt like it was about time, too. Our dining room and formal living room have been this color called Pumpkin Bar for the last four years. (A nice, fallish orange, if you like orange.) Which we did, but we got kind of sick of it....

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On Tiny Sizes and Milestones

I went through Grayson's clothes over the weekend to make room for the new clothes that he received for Christmas and was reminded of just HOW FAST he is growing. I sat there amidst the piles and piles of tiny socks and too-small clothes and softly cried while boxing...

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When I Grow Up, I want to be Tami Taylor

Let me preface this post by saying that when Oscar first suggested (begged) me to watch Friday Night Lights with him, I proceeded to respond in my usual girly, nose-turned-up way. "Ugh, you want me to watch a show about football? I hate football," I protested. "But...

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Hoo boy. Hi there.

Has it been a hot second since I've written, or what?Since I started as a WebOp at Trustworkz, my life has turned upside-down. Only in the most positive of ways, but my personal blog has been put on the backburner for way too long.What does Trustworkz do? Well, you...

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