For the last 7 years, I’ve always defined myself as a single mom. Nothing has really changed – I’m still not married although I am in a serious relationship. But over the last few weeks between my 34th birthday and the start of a new year, I’ve been thinking about my life and trying to figure… Continue reading Changing My Identity From Single Mom to Just a Mom
My dear son, I can’t believe how quickly time has flown by and you’re now 8! I remember the day I found out i was pregnant and I was terrified of what the future would bring. I was overwhelmed and utterly exhausted when I finally pushed you out after 8 hours of pain and agony during… Continue reading My Birthday Wish for my Son
“In a child’s eyes, a mother is a goddess. She can be glorious or terrible, benevolent or filled with wrath, but she commands love either way. I am convinced that this is the greatest power in the universe.” ~N.K. Jemisin As a single mom with a solid career, two semesters into a MBA program, and… Continue reading Being A Supermom Is Overrated
Ever get that burnt out, I want to hide under my desk and sleep feeling? Yes, I’m there. Right now. I’m tired beyond repair. It’s my first week back from disability and I’m exhausted. I’m fighting a cold and my body is tired. I don’t want to be here. I don’t want to sit in… Continue reading Is There More to Life Than This?
A frazzled nurse puts down the bat phone while peering over perched glasses at her scribbles on a worn clipboard. 18 months old. Drowning. Full arrest. ETA five minutes . As the team busily prepare… Source: Five minutes