Category: WAHM

Here we go, Grade 1

Primary blew by at the speed of light, and suddenly there was a little boy — a BIG little boy with a brand-new haircut — standing eagerly at the bus stop ready for Grade 1. I’m so eager for D to get home so… Continue Reading “Here we go, Grade 1”

Six and a half hours

It’s no secret that I’ve been struggling this summer. Some days are better than others. It’s been a year since I started taking antidepressants and I alternate between thinking they’re the best thing in the world and wondering if they’re working at all. I’m… Continue Reading “Six and a half hours”

How we spent our summer vacation

Some days it feels like I haven’t done anything this summer except yell at the kids to turn down the iPad and that I’d be working “just 10 more minutes.” Like I’ve made dozens of pots of sloshy Kraft Dinner (I always screw up… Continue Reading “How we spent our summer vacation”

My top three tips for new freelancers

I’ve been freelancing here at home since my youngest was about three months old, and I’ve made a career out of it since he was a year old. It’s my entire livelihood and I’ve gotten rather good at it in the last six-ish years thanks to… Continue Reading “My top three tips for new freelancers”

Mom confessions from mid-July

I’m trying to feel grateful that I don’t have to pack school lunches at the moment, but honestly I do miss school. A lot. (Also, I’m still MAKING just as many lunches — I’m just not making them at 6:45 a.m.) I’m trying to… Continue Reading “Mom confessions from mid-July”