Getting Sick with Kids

Last week brought with it a pretty heinous bout of the flu. The kind of flu that leaves bruises on your sternum from hours of hugging the toilet. The kind where you’re just not sure you want to go on living. The kind where your stomach says, “You thought you could sneak that single Saltine in here? I don’t think so!” and then laughs maniacally before rejecting it. Because stomachs laugh....more
I'll be honest: It sucks. No way around it. If you have a partner in crime and that person isn't ...more

Sick (and Tired) Moms-Where Are You?

So I'm a sick mom.  I'm not talking sick as in "cool" or amazing, but literally sick.  I have Crohn's Disease, diagnosed almost eight years ago.  So while the condition has some lousy symptoms that have never been fun (I'll share the details in a future blog if you must know!), they take on a whole new meaning when you add them into the already challenging work/life balance of mommy-hood.  Working full-time, raising children and trying to battle a challenging, chronic health condition are enough to make me want to just stay in bed with the covers over my head many days. ...more

If you have 1 kid, you think.. I don't have time for this.. I don't have time for this.. What ...more