It’s funny talking to other parents about their kids.  I suppose I’ve done the same things, and only now that I’m a few years into this whole thing do I have a point of reference for topics of conversation. I was chatting with a a mom at a park and she was telling me […]


tantrum 2

  It’s a deep, deep moan. The kind that comes from your diaphragm. One that I am sure actors and actresses work for years to perfect. It’s just a constant moan that ends in a high pitched squeal. Over and over about absolutely everything. “I neeeeeeed (moan tone) millllk (high pitch squeal).” It’s his new […]

Single Mom: Messy


By Allie Wade   I’m trying to channel my inner Carrie Bradshaw right now.  I found this cute nook in a coffee shop with exposed brick, vintage furniture and weird inspirational art. Nevermind that my little spot is the upstairs section in this coffee shop and it is appropriately 300 degrees up here.  Combine that with […]

Peter the Pants

elf on shelf

    The trickiest part about being a parent is justifying how much lying you should do.  Ok, maybe it isn’t the trickiest part, but it can make you feel a little funny, especially while in school learning about how messed up people are mostly because of their parents.  Am I going to turn Baylor […]

A Step Too Far?

Challenges of parenting

I haven’t been able to watch the news since Baylor was born. Too many stories about bad things happening to children and it keeps me awake at night. My boyfriend Toby recognized a local news broadcaster at an event and I had no idea who he was talking about. At the MS walk yesterday, I […]



  I haven’t had anything to write about. The end of the rainy season is upon us and for the first time, I had been feeling like I had Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). I wanted to stay in my house and watch TV every single day. The thought of getting dressed in something that would […]