Category: Hard times

Dogs + dreams

Before I had my first baby, and my second baby, there was another baby. A fur baby. She kept me company.She rode in a pink stroller.She was my kid-in-training.She was my snuggle buddy (even when my preggo body nearly crushed her)She walked me to the… Continue Reading “Dogs + dreams”

Something real on a Sunday night

When you’re a “mommy blogger,” sometimes it feels like there isn’t really a place — on your little corner of the internet — for you to be sad sometimes. We blog about recipes (and recipe fails). We blog about crafty projects and DIY projects.… Continue Reading “Something real on a Sunday night”

Something "real" on a Sunday night

When you’re a “mommy blogger,” sometimes it feels like there isn’t really a place — on your little corner of the internet — for you to be sad sometimes. We blog about recipes (and recipe fails). We blog about crafty projects and DIY projects.… Continue Reading “Something "real" on a Sunday night”

When you are a parent …

I have tried to blog about what happened, but I couldn’t. (I still don’t think I can, but I feel like I need to say something about it before it’s OK to cautiously continue with my usual drone of cheery project-y posts, you know?) I have… Continue Reading “When you are a parent …”

Everything looks brighter in the morning

Thanks to everyone for their kind comments and tweets in response to last week’s post. I think most bloggers struggle with finding a way to write truthfully without crossing the line into Painful Truths. This post blurred the line, but it describes how I… Continue Reading “Everything looks brighter in the morning”