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Adulting in Vegas

Adulting in Vegas

Last weekend, my hubby and I went to Vegas with some of my coworkers and their spouses. I’m not a Vegas person. I don’t gamble, I don’t drink to excess, and I am a total introvert who hates crowds. If I were to choose a vacation destination, Vegas would not be on my list. But … Continue reading

Get Off the Complain Train

Get Off the Complain Train

I read a book recently called The No Complain Rule. I got this book from the library because I was working on a training class at work about constructive versus destructive complaining, and my research led me to the book. And while the book was useful in helping me plan the class, it was also … Continue reading

Liam Henry’s Birth Story

Liam Henry’s Birth Story

I haven’t blogged in a very long time — so long, in fact, that I’ve gone through an entire pregnancy and now have a two-week-old son as well as a three-year-old daughter. As with Rose’s pregnancy, Liam’s was very easy and I was able to keep running this time until 33 weeks (had to stop at … Continue reading

Parenting is hard…

Parenting is hard…

I know… duh, right? Most people have an idea that being a parent isn’t all sunshine and rainbows, even if they don’t have kids of their own. But man, being right in the middle of a terrible two toddler phase really makes you think… how am I supposed to do this and not go insane/cry/give up … Continue reading

Running and Life Updates

Running and Life Updates

January is always a depressing time. The holidays are over, it’s cold and grey, and it seems to always be dark outside. Personally, I have been battling slight depression for the past few weeks since my mother flew back home to the UK. She was here for four weeks, and when she left I missed … Continue reading

Family Photo Fun

Family Photo Fun

My mum is visiting at the moment from the UK. She arrived on December 10th and is flying home this week. While she was here, my babysitter/photographer friend Joy came over to take some photos of Rose and her Granny. Joy is one of my best friends and a truly wonderful person. I’m lucky that she … Continue reading

Happy New Year! Here are my goals…

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted here. More than a year has passed, and a lot has happened. Now, in 2016, I want to start posting here more frequently to help me keep track of my goals and post my random thoughts. Here’s what happened in 2015: I became a mother for the … Continue reading