Motherhood, Perspective

All the needs

I walked into Fleet’s room. He was sitting on the stairs of the bunk beds that he shares with his brother. I sent him there ten minutes ago for time out. The problem was that he hadn’t really done anything wrong. Ten minutes ago the baby was crying on his quilt on the living room… Read More All the needs

Perspective

Neat Little Boxes

The parking lot at the park we frequent is quite small. This morning, a truck was parked halfway on the grass. The guy who takes care of the park marched around asking all the parents if it was their truck. I was glad it wasn’t mine because I hate confrontation and feel especially vulnerable when… Read More Neat Little Boxes

Perspective

Just Breathe

Let me share one of the lovely things that has happened to my body since it has been home to 4 babies in 7 years. If you are squeamish, stop reading. In order for your stomach to expand to accommodate those little lovelies, your stomach muscles separate. This is called diastasis recti. I have heard… Read More Just Breathe