Category: Marriage

The timing of parenting

I had a realization yesterday that kind of blew my mind, so I know you are (obviously) dying to hear it, right? Here it is: I’m a bad parent at night. But that’s not all! Nope. I figured out — all of a sudden,… Continue Reading “The timing of parenting”


I’m a productive person. Nothing feels better to me than crossing things off lists, taking care of little annoying things that have been bothering me, or tackling a project (especially a home organization or decor project, when I know I’ll appreciate the results again… Continue Reading “Productivity”

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”

The Pregnant Chick Who Went Crazy Over Bathroom Shelves: A Memoir

So, today I’m 36.5 weeks pregnant. The baby is arriving in precisely* 15 days. FIFTEEN DAYS, PEOPLE! (*Yes, precisely. If you’re new to the show, let’s re-cap: Our heroine is having a scheduled C-section, since last time she experienced a 17+ hour labour with a… Continue Reading “The Pregnant Chick Who Went Crazy Over Bathroom Shelves: A Memoir”

When you’re at odds over crying …

The toddler recently had a bad night. We’ve gotten spoiled, I suppose, with him sleeping peacefully from 8:30 p.m. until 7:30 or 8 a.m. Granted, it did take THIRTEEN MONTHS of horrible sleeping (and the end of breastfeeding) to get to that point. But now… Continue Reading “When you’re at odds over crying …”