Life

Life Nuggets from Pompa: Harboring Hate.

The other day I was asking my grandfather, or Pompa as he is affectionately known in my family, if he was coming home for dinner. He had some errands to run and sometimes his errands keep him out for days (he's old and moves slowly, but the dude can go). I was planning to cook some… Continue reading Life Nuggets from Pompa: Harboring Hate.

Life

Burnout: 5 Steps I’m Taking To Recover

Life is overwhelming to say the least. I'm someone who likes to keep herself busy, whether it's work, school, spending time with family, hobbies, or passions (like this blog). And I'm usually really good at juggling it all, but recently I have been hit with what can only be described as burnout. I've sat at… Continue reading Burnout: 5 Steps I’m Taking To Recover

Life

I Don’t Need My Husband.

You always hear the phrase, "It takes a village." And I mean, from a sociological standpoint, I could absolutely agree. There are internal and external influences that all materialize in the person someone grows up to be. So I get it. It does take a village. But I'm talking about the normal day to day activities.… Continue reading I Don’t Need My Husband.

Articles

The 15 Most Important Things Pregnant Moms Should Think About

I've been on vacation with my family... Now that I'm back, tanned and freckled, I'm getting back to business! Here's another article I wrote for BabyGaGa.com a couple of weeks ago. Of course, all lists are subjective, but it's good stuff to think about, I reckon! (Also...Listicles are harder than they seem, y'all! lol) The… Continue reading The 15 Most Important Things Pregnant Moms Should Think About

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25 Beautiful Irish Baby Names?

I never thought I'd be one of those people writing list-based articles. Then again, I never thought I'd be writing at all... Looking to expand my writing experience and try something new, I'm trying my hand at being a freelance writer for BabyGaGa. Here's a link to my first article: 25 Beautiful Traditional Irish Names It… Continue reading 25 Beautiful Irish Baby Names?

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Making Friends as an Adult and Parent: Mom Tinder.

I have about a handful of people I consider to be friends, and I see them maybe twice year. It's completely understandable. We all work different schedules. We have our own grown up things to attend to. But understanding life's demands doesn't stop me from wanting to be social in some capacity. I want parent… Continue reading Making Friends as an Adult and Parent: Mom Tinder.

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The Pressure to be the Perfect _______ (Mom, Wife, Daughter, Person, Doormat, etc.)

I've had an almost finished draft of this post on deck for weeks. It's a testament to how utterly draining expectation can be on any given project... The last two terms of school have been unbelievably trying. I consciously received my first 'C' because I was paralyzed by the thought of deadlines. I spent days reading the material,… Continue reading The Pressure to be the Perfect _______ (Mom, Wife, Daughter, Person, Doormat, etc.)