Brian and I took the night off from being parents. We dropped Clark at my mother-in-law's house, and we planned on coming home so I could nap and Brian could work on a project. However, Brian's project got postponed, and since Clark was already at grandma's, we figured we would take advantage of the night off. We went shopping and spontaneously grabbed sushi at a snazzy little … [Read more...] about How We Spent Our Baby’s First Halloween
One thing first time parents often worry about is if having a baby will change who they are as a person. And, if it does, is it a change for better, or for worse? There are so many ways your life changes after you have a baby. You no longer have the independence to "drop everything" and play hooky or even grab a late bite. When you look at the clock, and it's 2AM, you're not … [Read more...] about Will Having a Baby Make Me a Different Person?
Today's the day. I finally felt like a total "mom". And I felt this way when I was all by myself. In my car. Alone. On my way to the grocery store. When I had a seriously devious thought. And I went through with it. Brace yourselves for what I did on my way to Trader Joe's. It's not for the faint of heart: Have you caught your breath yet? Yes, I went to Starbucks on my … [Read more...] about When I Finally Felt Like a “Mom”