It’s 3:30am when I hear “mami!” from the baby monitor and I know it’s Elysse. It’s mostly always Elysse. As I stumble to the girls bedroom and as I try to soothe her to sleep she tells me “mami, popo” (yes, poopoo). Which stuns me a little because, well, the last time my little one… Continue reading What do toddlers do at 4am?
There are some days that the exhaustion I feel enveloping my entire body is more than I can handle. I feel anxiety rising from my belly to my throat and it’s as if a hard canon ball is just sitting there in my throat, stuck with no way of getting out, and I feel I… Continue reading The keeper of my thoughts
I read somewhere that young children tend to open up and share most when they are chatting while riding in the back seat or during bath time. True or not, I have to say I’ve heard some absolutely awesome thoughts from my daughter in both scenarios. Yesterday our oldest was telling me all about her… Continue reading Back seat talk
Dear God, please fast forward time and let bed time be now. Work is usually my escape time from the chaos that is sometimes parenthood, motherhood, etc. Except today I spent FOUR hours trying to process payroll. Because our new payroll company decided it would be a good idea to leave input of our first… Continue reading When the toilet overflows