Monthly Archives: April 2015

Mother’s Day Prelude

As this holiday approaches, I see signs, displays, and cards on our walks through town. I had been trying not to think about it much but today the gears started turning. My first Mother’s Day as a mom, I was … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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MicroBlog Monday: Not-Mom Time

I knew going into this whole single mom by choice thing that I wouldn’t have much time for myself. I was naive in thinking I would have the kind of baby who let me get a few things done before … Continue reading

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His Own Room

Since Grandpa put up a wall and built himself a new bedroom, Wallace gets his own room (and so do I)! I feel like I am finally nesting, two and a half years late. I am having fun figuring out … Continue reading

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Deal Breakers

According to one of the many definitions on Urban Dictionary, a deal breaker is “‘the catch’ that a particular individual cannot overlook and ultimately outweighs any redeeming quality the individual may possess.” With all the relationships I have been in … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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MicroBlog Monday: Play Date

When we lived in Chicago, we couldn’t really have people over because it was just too small. There is also the sad fact that old friends were hard to get together with and new people I met already had friends. … Continue reading

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The Move

Packing and cleaning for the last few weeks while working and toddler minding was exhausting. I had been irritable and short fused and I am so glad that is done. My dad kept changing the plan on me and was … Continue reading

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(Belated) Wordless Wednesday

(I was having issues with my phone and it wouldn’t let me get a picture.)

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MicroBlog Monday: Dating, For Real

You guys, you guys! I have been holding out on writing this post but I have met someone and it is wonderful and mutual and I am so ready! It is very new but I see definite long term compatability. … Continue reading

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