TGIF! First Friday as a Working Mama: Thankful for Friday, Family, Puddle Jumping, Dinners I Didn’t Make, Farts, Speed Dry Cycle, Lysol Wipes and Spare Sheets

We survived our first week at work/daycare!  Hurray!  It's worth noting that I went back on Thursday so it was only a 2 day work week but still;  We did it!  The babes had a blast at daycare.  They played hard with the other kids and were exhausted each night.  On our first Friday in … Continue reading TGIF! First Friday as a Working Mama: Thankful for Friday, Family, Puddle Jumping, Dinners I Didn’t Make, Farts, Speed Dry Cycle, Lysol Wipes and Spare Sheets

Back to Work Anxiety: T’was the Night Before the Last Day of Maternity Leave

All good things must come to an end... One more day until my maternity leave is over.  The thought of it makes me sick to my stomach.  I have incredible anxiety and for lack of a better word, I'm sad.  Just thinking about it makes me cry.  I have cried so much over the past 2 … Continue reading Back to Work Anxiety: T’was the Night Before the Last Day of Maternity Leave

Two Babies in One Year & a Year-Long Unpaid Maternity Leave…We Did It! (We did it! We did it! Yeah!)

A Reflection on the Past Year WARNING:  This is a long one.  I recommend pairing it with a glass of cabernet sauvignon and a hot bubble bath so long that your skin gets all pruny.  (One can dream, right?) I cannot believe it is April 1st!  Where has the time gone?  My second maternity leave finishes in … Continue reading Two Babies in One Year & a Year-Long Unpaid Maternity Leave…We Did It! (We did it! We did it! Yeah!)