blogging · motherhood

On Becoming a Mommy Blogger and Sharing My Kids

Last week, an old blogging friend of mine, Jen from Rambling Renovators, and Erin from DIY Passion Blog took to their blogging podcast, In The Storyhouse to talk about the issue of parents over-sharing their children’s lives on social media and the question of how those children will react to their well-developed social media presence as they get older and enter adulthood.Will they be embarrassed by every moment of their growing up being easily accessible online? Do we share too much?

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On Parenting In The Winter (When You Hate The Cold)

We suck at getting outside in the winter. I don’t mean getting out of the house. We’re fabulous at that. I’m an introvert raising at least one extrovert: I lean heavily on local playgroups and library programs. Isabel wakes up in the morning asking where we’re going that day. Rather, I mean getting all our… Continue reading On Parenting In The Winter (When You Hate The Cold)

Marriage

On Marriage and Kids: Or, Why You Need A Break From Being Parents

It’s hard being married with children. Mark and I have an easy relationship. Neither of us are particularly passionate people, so we don’t fight a lot. I found a man who is willing to take on his share – or more – of the household maintenance. Even in parenthood, we share similar values about life.… Continue reading On Marriage and Kids: Or, Why You Need A Break From Being Parents

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Friday, Friyay; or, How I Survived a Week of Stay-At-Home Motherhood

In December, I quit my job. There’s so much more to say about it than that. Those of you who know me in real life know that is wasn’t an easy decision. I walked through the Christmas season in a bit of a funk, part bitterness at a world that can’t seem to figure out… Continue reading Friday, Friyay; or, How I Survived a Week of Stay-At-Home Motherhood