Motherhood is one tough gig

You know, my blog name was a no-brainer — motherhood has been a tougher gig than I ever anticipated. Every accomplishment, success, making it to through the day I’ve seen has been the product of sweat, tears (lots of tears), joy and love. Motherhood is a tricky place for a type-A perfectionist. It’s a tougher [Read On]

Things My Mother Taught Me

This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and for the third year in a row, I won’t be able to get back to the U.S. to spend time with my Mom. I really miss her. My mother is a lovely woman. She has a great sense of humor, cares very deeply for people, is easily hurt, and [Read On]

Mothering Sunday

Today was “Mothering Sunday”, the UK equivalent of Mother’s Day back in the US. The family pulled out all the stops today….the Hubs made us breakfast (AND did the dishes, woot woot). Pea only had a slightly minor meltdown involving clothes. I had coffee in me and no dishpan hands, so she wasn’t going to [Read On]