Solace In All The Chaos

Solace In All The Chaos

My solace from all the chaos of my life is my local boba shop. I get an iced passion fruit green tea, sometimes a chocolate chip cookie or savory garlic cheese bread. I let the kids run amok around the fountain and eating area when they come with me, which they...
Whirlwind Wednesdays

Whirlwind Wednesdays

Wednesdays are the longest days.  Hui.1 has long day at school so we have to be up and ready an hour earlier than the rest of the week.  This is the day I insist Jesse uses his paid family leave on the most so I can get a break.  I have the rest of the week’s...
The Mom Guilt Never Really Goes Away

The Mom Guilt Never Really Goes Away

I really thought I was past the “Mom” guilt with this baby… you know, taking time for myself without feeling guilty, handing her to my husband with a bottle and pacifier while I go take a nap, etc. But there’s been a nagging feeling in the back of my head...
Stop Pushing So Hard

Stop Pushing So Hard

It’s hard to stop pushing so hard. I’ve been wake on and off since the baby woke up at 2am. As she nurses, I doze off in my La-Z-Boy recliner (a.k.a. the Boobie Chair). It’s 6:30am. We’ve dozed and nursed and even had a bottle. I’ve given...
The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture

What is the bigger picture these days?  There’s been so much tragedy going on in the world and all around us, it’s almost suffocating.  After all this, how does anyone make it out of bed in the morning?  I’ve been asking myself that these past few...
One of Many Tired Mamas

One of Many Tired Mamas

I’m one tired mama. I am in the the last moments of pregnancy in the sweltering August heat… again. Babies always have their own agenda. Apparently mine love being summer babies. Why couldn’t I have a winter baby to snuggle with under the twinkling...