Earlier last week, I celebrated my 43rd birthday. I didn't throw a party or have a birthday cake. In fact, it was very low key, just the way I like it. But this year, I got to celebrate my birthday with two more people in my life - Cruz and Levi! This year's birthday … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate! This is 43
The other day, Luke asked me why I didn't go on his class field trip with him and went on to tell me that the "other moms" were there. I have to admit, it hurt. The guilt of not being there really hurt. I told him that I had to go to work but I … Continue reading Let’s Get Real: Will The “Mom Guilt” Ever Go Away?
I've had this blog post drafted for the last six months. At first I was very excited to share it. Then the hope that we might really be able to have another child crossed my mind and that this post might be too premature. Then my insecurities set in and I thought it was a … Continue reading Let’s Get Real: 10 Reasons Having an Only Child is Awesome
The Kindergarten Attitude Last week, I shared on Instagram about Luke's transition to kindergarten. The response from the post was quite surprising as I realized we were not the only ones who are going through what I call the "Kindergarten Attitude." Thank you for all who commented and shared their experiences! Luke has been looking … Continue reading Let’s Get Real: The Awkward Phase
It's taken me a few decades to come around to the color pink again. I used love it as a child but disliked it growing up. Maybe I grew up with brothers or maybe I just thought the color was too soft for my self-proclaimed tough exterior. But just recently, I am falling back … Continue reading Let’s Dress Up! Crushing on Everything Blush
Best Travel Advice from a Stranger Our flight was delayed on our way back from New Orleans to Chicago back in January. Luke was getting restless in the gate area and asking when we were going to board the plane. A man sitting near us started talking to us about a trick or activity he … Continue reading Let’s Travel! Luke’s Airplane Travel Essentials