Category Archives: Chicago

MicroBlog Monday: Picture Imperfect

One of the things that sucks about being a single mom is not having another person around to take pictures. It is hard enough to get decent pictures of a toddler but it is impossible to capture those fun or … Continue reading

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Protected: How To Pack With a Toddler

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Last Day of Work

Well, I made it to my last day of work. I got a text at 8pm asking if I could come in 20 minutes early. I was about to get in the shower with Wallace and then get us to … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Checklist

I am so weary and worn out from these past 9 months of physical and emotional stress. The move is looming and I managed to not get any packing done yesterday so I am trying to make up for it … Continue reading

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This Moment

My sweet baby is sleeping in his pack n play across from me. He is wearing heart pajamas with his arms around Froggy. Today, we packed, played, cleaned, napped, met my friend Debbie at the park, had pho, and then … Continue reading

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Packing And Purging

I am far from a hoarder but I have a habit of keeping things. It is more of a slow clutter take over. I like to keep things that will be useful in the future, things I swear I will … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Nanny Not Housekeeper

Four days left with my regular job and two days left with my old job! Yep, my old job needs me again and it happens to work that I can help. The first sitter after me had a rare blood … Continue reading

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Protected: My Last Day With a One Year Old

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Winter Babywearing

Babywearing has been essential to my ability to parent Wallace. In the early months, it was the only way I could grocery shop, do laundry, or work. It also saved our breastfeeding. My dad even wore him at Wheatland when … Continue reading

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Picture Perfect

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