Stay Sane Mommies

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

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

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

THREE Ways This Pregnancy Is Different from the First


In case my 700+ blog followers don’t know yet, we’re PREGNANT! Before you read on, just know that I AM excited about it. The following post is just about my … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

I Thought I Birthed an Angel, Until He Turned Two


Jacob turned two years old in July. What a happy little dude he is, until I say that horrible, despicable, awful word: “No.” It all happens in slow motion for … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Five Things that Jacob and I Have in Common…


Jacob will turn two in July. That means the two of us will have spent 730 days and approximately 17, 520 hours together – well minus the hours when we’re … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Don’t Get Mad Get Even Nicer


The first time I learned about the idea of “killing with kindness” was when I read Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. For those of you who haven’t read the … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

NOW I Get It!


Photo source There were a couple of things people would say to me over and over again during my pregnancy and after Jacob was born. At first, I took these … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 1 Comment