Tricia

Tricia is a mom, writer & blogger, currently writing her first book. Her words have appeared on the Huffington Post, Literary Mama, & Pregnancy & Newborn.  Raising Humans.

My Blogs

The Blogging Connections from Being Face-to-Face

While scrolling through my Facebook feed a few weeks ago, I caught a glimpse of some of my favorite bloggers at one of the season's first conferences. I read their tweets – brilliant little tips and sentiments picked up in one session or another, hash tagged and collected. I watched as they communicated with one another virtually in the hopes of finding one another physically. For a brief moment, I dreamed about what it would be like to be right there with them. ...more
@TamaraEden woohoo 2014!! We've got over a year to work through our fears, etc. We can do it!more

The Blogging Connections from Being Face-to-Face

While scrolling through my Facebook feed a few weeks ago, I caught a glimpse of some of my favorite bloggers at one of the season's first conferences. I read their tweets – brilliant little tips and sentiments picked up in one session or another, hash tagged and collected. I watched as they communicated with one another virtually in the hopes of finding one another physically. For a brief moment, I dreamed about what it would be like to be right there with them. ...more
@fierce diva Oh sooner, please? :) So excited for you that you're going this year!more

The Blogging Connections from Being Face-to-Face

While scrolling through my Facebook feed a few weeks ago, I caught a glimpse of some of my favorite bloggers at one of the season's first conferences. I read their tweets – brilliant little tips and sentiments picked up in one session or another, hash tagged and collected. I watched as they communicated with one another virtually in the hopes of finding one another physically. For a brief moment, I dreamed about what it would be like to be right there with them. ...more
@Sarah Dille Awesome, it's a date! :)more

The Blogging Connections from Being Face-to-Face

While scrolling through my Facebook feed a few weeks ago, I caught a glimpse of some of my favorite bloggers at one of the season's first conferences. I read their tweets – brilliant little tips and sentiments picked up in one session or another, hash tagged and collected. I watched as they communicated with one another virtually in the hopes of finding one another physically. For a brief moment, I dreamed about what it would be like to be right there with them. ...more
@DishofDailyLife Thank you, Michelle! It is so cool - like two worlds colliding :)more

The Blogging Connections from Being Face-to-Face

While scrolling through my Facebook feed a few weeks ago, I caught a glimpse of some of my favorite bloggers at one of the season's first conferences. I read their tweets – brilliant little tips and sentiments picked up in one session or another, hash tagged and collected. I watched as they communicated with one another virtually in the hopes of finding one another physically. For a brief moment, I dreamed about what it would be like to be right there with them. ...more
@LoveLifeSurf thanks so much for sharing your experience and your wisdom!more

Mixed Os: In Our Family, We Mix Culture and Religion and, Yes, Cereal

We have a box of multigrain Cheerios in our pantry at all times. They are a breakfast staple here and my daughter asks for them regularly.She calls them "mixed Os."We stopped buying the regular, traditional Cheerios a while ago. When given the choice, she always chose mixed....more
@JennaHatfield I'm so glad to see so many people agreeing. It makes me feel a little less scared ...more

Mixed Os: In Our Family, We Mix Culture and Religion and, Yes, Cereal

We have a box of multigrain Cheerios in our pantry at all times. They are a breakfast staple here and my daughter asks for them regularly.She calls them "mixed Os."We stopped buying the regular, traditional Cheerios a while ago. When given the choice, she always chose mixed....more
@Anita Davis Sullivan it really is!more

On Being "In It" and Being Scared of Being "Out of It"

“I have two kids -- my daughter is three and my son is six months.” “Oh, you're really in it right now.” I usually smile and nod and the conversation then moves along because, as I'm learning, once you're out of "it," you don’t really want to talk about "it" anymore. You wave farewell to diapers and nursing pillows and bottles to make way for... well, I don't really know yet. School bags and homework and sports stuff, I suppose? I'll find out soon enough....more
@dvorakoelling oh yes, once they no longer let me kiss their heads every single time I want, ...more

On Being "In It" and Being Scared of Being "Out of It"

“I have two kids -- my daughter is three and my son is six months.” “Oh, you're really in it right now.” I usually smile and nod and the conversation then moves along because, as I'm learning, once you're out of "it," you don’t really want to talk about "it" anymore. You wave farewell to diapers and nursing pillows and bottles to make way for... well, I don't really know yet. School bags and homework and sports stuff, I suppose? I'll find out soon enough....more
@ParentingMiracles I agree! I know I'm still in it but I can't imagine not wanting to talk about ...more

On Being "In It" and Being Scared of Being "Out of It"

“I have two kids -- my daughter is three and my son is six months.” “Oh, you're really in it right now.” I usually smile and nod and the conversation then moves along because, as I'm learning, once you're out of "it," you don’t really want to talk about "it" anymore. You wave farewell to diapers and nursing pillows and bottles to make way for... well, I don't really know yet. School bags and homework and sports stuff, I suppose? I'll find out soon enough....more
@earthformed Remembering the baby times and feeling satisfied - that is so lovely.more