Category Archives: parenthood

Anger and Fear

I am an angry person.  I was not always this way….maybe a small part but nothing like I am now.  I was always told I was patient and easy going.  Not mellow, there’s a little something too chaotic about me … Continue reading

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A Different State

I used to have an active social life, to the point where staying home and not spending my evening out on the weekends was a luxury.  I deeply valued my alone time where I could just stay home, watch whatever … Continue reading

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Frustration

I am so frustrated right now.  My mom informed me that she would no longer be helping me with daycare, and that’s fine.  I talked to my baby’s daddy about it and he offered to watch our daughter, but she … Continue reading

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Princess Rachel

Princess Rachel wakes up in the morning.  Mommy is there to greet her as soon as she opens her eyes to the morning light.  Princess Rachel gracefully yawns and stretches, then daintily rubs the sleep from her eyes before greeting … Continue reading

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Control Issues

My mother has never been able to control me.  She couldn’t when I was a baby, a toddler, a child, a teenager, an adult…never.  I was always a constant source of frustration with her, one that she has commented on … Continue reading

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Yes, I still nurse my baby

I still nurse my baby, who isn’t really a baby anymore.  In fact, she turned two in August.  I always said I would stop when she was one, then it became when she was one and a half, then I … Continue reading

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It Seems Like Only Yesterday….

It seems like only yesterday that I was woken up a little before 4:30 in the morning by the call of nature….only to notice that my water had broke. It seems like only yesterday that I was holding her for … Continue reading

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Breathe

Saturday was an eventful day. Rachel and I went to swim class and then straight after went to Mother’s Beach to enjoy the day with a friend and her beautiful family. The plan was to go for a couple of … Continue reading

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Was I justified or did I over-react?

The day started off innocently enough.  I had over-slept….again.  I had discovered after taking my too long shower last night that the front door had been completely unlocked.  Not anything to be very concerned about since my door opens up … Continue reading

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Love and Affection

My little girl isn’t very affectionate, which I find strange since I lavish her with hugs and kisses as often as I can.  She is very willing to hug, but she is very, very stingy with her kisses.  I thought … Continue reading

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