I shutter to think of the hollow shell of a woman I was seven months ago. I was elbow deep in postpartum depression and I wrote something that had a much stronger impact than I ever could have anticipated. I can pinpoint this as my lowest moment— when my entire world was rocked by my words.… Read the rest
While Donald Trump was being announced as the next president of the United States, I was holding a nebulizer to my son’s face in the ER— singing the words of “Songbird” softly to him as he cried and begged and pleaded in fear of this foreign device on him.
And though it was my delicate little three year old who couldn’t breathe in that moment, it felt like I was the one who was suffocating.… Read the rest
Happy Candy Coma Day!
But seriously, did you guys get Reese’s Pumpkin wasted last night once the kids went to bed? Ain’t no shame in the steal-your-kids-candy-game. You deserve it after all of the work you put in getting costumes together and going door to door!
Whether you’re wearing your stretchy pants today or not, I hope you had a good Halloween.… Read the rest
Hola, Pura Vida!
I’m back from our nine day stay in Costa Rica, but it feels like a giant piece of me is still there. I remember feeling similarly last time we went. There was almost this state of mourning we went through for a few days upon returning, and I find myself going through those same emotions now.… Read the rest
Guys, I’m not going to lie— I’ve totally checked out. Derek and I leave for Costa Rica tonight to celebrate our anniversary and it’s pretty much all I can think about. I started packing ten days ago, I’ve got checklists for my checklists, and when I close my eyes all I see is monkeys and sloths and cocktails.… Read the rest
Over the weekend my family and I had the opportunity to attend the Ice Age: Collision Course Media Event at Discovery Cube in Santa Ana. We love the Discovery Cube and all of the Ice Age movies, so I was really excited to get a VIP look into the newest movie and the exhibits that related to it.… Read the rest