What Do You Mean, a ‘Growth’?

My baby has a brain tumor.  My baby has a brain tumor.  My little sweet baby has a brain tumor.  I keep saying it.  I keep thinking it.  I still can’t believe it is true.  A few days ago, as I got ready for work, the house was empty.  My husband had already taken Bug…

Hey Girls.

I have two daughters.  They are girls.  I can not tell you how many times I hear people say to them, “Hey guys.”  As a feminist, this habit of calling everyone guys has bothered me for some time.  As a mother of girls, it drives me crazy. Even their grandparents are guilty of this.  When…

Me time?

Parenthood is a full time job.  It takes every moment you’ve got.  Even when my girls are sleeping, or not with me I am still a parent.  I still have parent stuff to think about, and I still have parent stuff to do.  It does not stop.  It can be overwhelming, but I love my…

Pure Joy

Before having my babies, there were things about babies and motherhood that I knew I would love, that I expected to love.  There were things I couldn’t wait for.  There were things that are obviously wonderful to anyone; the little smiles, the little hand wrapped around your finger, that indescribable baby smell.  All of this…