"You're still here," someone asked me recently. All of the responses that flood my mind when someone asks me this well meaning question are hard to push down my throat, but I do. I have to. If I let out the true, crazy beast that is this pregnant woman in the last days of her … Continue reading In Real Time: Sanity in the Last Days
I've got 18 days left of this pregnancy, according to an app on my phone. Not according to any medical professional or anyone that actually knows me, nor anyone who knows that my children love to give me the proverbial middle finger in any way that they can--as demonstrated by both Remy and Graham arriving … Continue reading In Real Time: 18 days-ish
I had my 20 week checkup and anatomical scan for my baby this past Thursday. We're having a boy and overall, he's looking healthy! Naturally, our family's weekend plans now include looking at mini-vans. (!!!!I'm excited!!!!) Remy already has opinions about the color and how many we should look test drive. She's requesting light blue or red, if you're … Continue reading In Real Time: Manners + Minivans
Because this February spring that's happening, though incredibly lovely, is kind of freaking me out! I live in Virginia and we've had several weeks now of a cycle of highs in the 60s and 70s, followed by a "cold" day where the high is 50*F. Um, what?! In actuality, I'm concerned less about our immediate extinction and more … Continue reading In Real Time: Are we going to end up like the dinosaurs?
The past week has gone so much better than expected. Yeah, there have been some tough days and/or nights, but considering my husband is out of town, my home's main floor is under construction putting my fridge in the garage (great diet plan, BTW) and my kids haven't managed many veggies outside of a green smoothie 2 nights … Continue reading In real time: a week of solo parenting, a new attitude, and how everything changed