Four Years Later

Yesterday Nick and I celebrated our fourth wedding anniversary. I’m using the word celebrated very loosely, here because I had classes from 10 am until 8 pm. He made us an amazing dinner, though, which was nice. Sometimes, it is hard for me to even believe that so much time has passed. There are moments where…

That First Date After Baby

Two years ago, I made an executive decision that Nick and I needed a fun date night. We were new parents in the middle of an insane adjustment period and coming off of a difficult pregnancy. Like most new parents we found ourselves overtired and super stressed out. Both of these things had started taking a…

Bad Marriage Advice

Today I’m letting you guys in on some of the weirdest marriage advice I’ve ever received. Most of this horrible advice was said directly to me and geared toward me as a woman. Some of it is sexist and outdated, while some is just comical, cliched, and strange. I get it, NOBODY is an expert on…

Keeping Love Alive While Staying Cool

Well, hot holy hell, it’s already August. The Sunday of summer is upon us and weather projections in my neck of the woods are as bleak and sweaty as usual. I’ve never been a big fan of August, but since my daughter decided to arrive in the sweltering cesspool of humidity I’ve decided I don’t…

How I Became A Mom

And so it happened. As I knew it inevitably would. You see once you are pregnant there is really a 100% chance of the baby eventually coming out into the world. I say eventually because sometimes, as is the case with my darling daughter, the child holds onto it’s warm amniotic home until you physically…

Expecting

Early in December I discovered that I was pregnant. In retrospect their were plenty of symptoms I should have picked up on but having had a nightmarish November they were missed. Nick and I greeted the news of our future child with the usual amount of jubilation and horror. It is easily the scariest real-life…

Wedded Bliss

In the past year and a half I have told you all about my stress, apathy, aggravation, and happiness over planning my wedding and this past Friday I got to see all of my dreams come to fruition.  I am now a married woman! During the planning process people felt the need to continuously tell…