Stay Sane Mommies

"The worst feature of a new baby is its mother's singing." — Kin Hubbard

Breadcrumbs


Every once in a while you hear a song that gets right into your gut…and it shakes the emotions you’ve repressed for so long. Awakening the monster within that’s so … Continue reading

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Is There a Cure for This Mommy Brain Thing?


Focusing is something I really struggle with lately. I know that “mommy brain” is an actual thing so it makes me feel better about my lack of concentration. But it … Continue reading

January 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Simplification


I wish I lived during simpler times When text messages or emails were letters written, sealed with wax and mailed with hopeful intentions When the sound of clopping hooves on a … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

10 Random Things I’d Tell My Twenty-Year-Old Self


Stop saying “I’m sooooooooo tired.” There are new mothers who hear you and may punch you in the face. Don’t take life so seriously. Have more fun. After you have … Continue reading

August 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

I Hate You, Parenting Articles


I read parenting advice from all different perspectives. And with each paragraph I read I shake my head and realize I’ve been doing it all wrong. At the end of … Continue reading

May 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Unleashing My Inner Hulk


When Jacob whines, I want to grab a chair and throw it through the window. When he has a tantrum, I want to have my own tantrum too. I want … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday to My Big Brother


You’d think that with nine and a half years between us, and opposite genders, we wouldn’t be as close as we are. Rewind 28 years ago and watch a mini … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · 2 Comments