Mom said there would be days like this

There I was, like every mother before me, crumpled on the bathroom floor, sobbing as my children pounded on the door. The scales had finally tipped and I could not fight the tears any longer. Repeating to myself over and over about how I can’t do this anymore. Resisting the urge to get my car … Continue reading Mom said there would be days like this

The Lipstick Incident

There he was. Standing in the hallway Pride just lighting up his face. There he was smiling, looking like a grandma with Parkinson’s. Dylan had gotten into my makeup. He decided that today he was going to apply red lipstick like he has watched me do a hundred times. I wasn’t really sure how to … Continue reading The Lipstick Incident

Selfie On, Mama! Selfie On!

It is pretty common for Mom to always be behind the camera. Taking precious snapshots of all of your baby’s firsts. Group photos of all the grandparents and cousins, I mean someone has to hold the camera. Even in the age of the selfie, Mom seems to still disappear in the darkness. Let’s be honest, … Continue reading Selfie On, Mama! Selfie On!