If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times: I never set out to be a stay-at-home mom. But with the kids' school closed until at least the end of May, I'm staring down the barrel of another few weeks sheltering in place with my kids. Not every mom is muttering "FML" under … Continue reading Stop Telling Me to Have Fun in Quarantine
I knew this quarantine was going to be sketchy. I'm not usually a full-time stay-at-home mom, and I never (and I mean NEVER) set out to be, but here we are. I'm lucky because my husband is working from home - emphasis on the working - so technically he's here too, but the burden of … Continue reading An Exquisite Inconvenience
I hear the loud “thwack” and I know it’s not good. Sure enough, this was the sound of yet another toy colliding with the drywall in my hallway, this time with such force that it left a lovely dent motif. The wall, which was painted long ago by the family who lived here last, is … Continue reading This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things
You don't work full-time till you're a mom.