April 2011

Missing My Swagger

April 29, 2011

I’ve lost my swagger. I mean, not that I had a ton of swagger to start with. Even back in the day, my swagger was pretty tame compared to some people’s. But I did have some. A spring in my step. A swing to my hips. You know. Swagger. I lost mine a long time […]

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April 28, 2011

I hate Thursdays right now. Thursdays are daycare days and they’re just so…draining is a good word. Jackson always dawdles through his breakfast on Thursdays. It always takes longer to leave than I expected on Thursdays. I’m always late to work because of drop off on Thursdays. I feel stressed about the lateness on Thursdays. […]

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A Preview of the End of an Era

April 27, 2011

How can a trailer give me the shivers, make me cry & put me on the edge of my seat all at once? Oh, yeah… You KNOW we’re getting a babysitter for July 15th.

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Oh, To Have the Tenacity of a Toddler

April 26, 2011

(focused) Oh, to have the tenacity of a toddler. To be able to face your obstacles over and over until you conquer them. Sure, there may be a tantrum in there, from frustration or exhaustion. But then you realize–hey, I still haven’t done that THING yet, and that’s WAY more important than screaming here. And […]

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How I Find Time to Blog

April 25, 2011

One of the things that often comes up when I talk about being a working mom is “how do you find time to blog with everything else you have going on?” Well, just like everyone else, I find times and places where I can. My blogs are important to me, more than I ever realized […]

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