Category Archives: Popular

The Big Helpful Post: Starting Solids

It is so good to start writing again. It is something that always brings me so much joy… that and food. Talking about food, Nova is on month 2 of starting solids and it is going so incredibly well. I have always found this part of the parenting journey exciting, food is my love language. […]

What No-One Tells You About Having A Baby Boy

  When I first found out during my second pregnancy that I was having a boy, I was over the moon… but terrified. Having only sisters and my first child being a daughter, I had no idea what to do with a little stick wielding, mud eating boy! Turns out it really isn’t that bad. […]

To The Mom Sitting In The NICU With Her Premature Baby…

I see you, and I know how you feel… I have been there myself, I was you 11 months ago. You don’t know me, and I don’t know you – but this letter is for you.  I don’t know why your baby came into this world prematurely – whether it was due to pre-term labor, preeclampsia, multiple […]

Having A Premature Baby… What I Will Never Forget

November is Prematurity Awareness Month, so I thought it only fitting to write a post about it seeing as I have first hand experience. My son, Knox, was born a month early. There is no concrete explanation as to why, but what I can tell you is that it was one of the scariest experiences […]

Modern Parenting Has Lost It’s Damn Mind

The bottom line is, as a parent, no matter what you decide to do — seriously, hear me on this: no matter what you decide to do — someone somewhere is going to be convinced you’re doing it wrong.

Tattoo Etiquette: How To Not Be An Asshole

If you have any large, visible tattoos, you have no doubt experienced the stares, comments, and physical accostings from strangers trying to get a better look at them. It comes with the territory, people are interested and find it odd or exciting.

130 Things I Want To Teach My Children

When I look at you two, I see my heart, I never imagined I had this much love to give until I had a baby. You have taught me that my heart and my capacity to to love is not fixed, it grows each and every day. I love you, I will always love you and I will always be there for you – even after I die. I will watch over you until the end of time.

A Mom With Tattoos

I often get asked about how I think my tattoos will affect my daughter – I always wonder that myself. I hope they do. I hope they teach her to be accepting of different kinds of people and to never base her opinion on someone’s looks alone. If more kids had that lesson growing up – we’d have a lot less adults who are quick to judge solely based on appearance and stereotypes.