It’s a Small World

And I'm not talking about how you run into someone that you haven't seen since elementary school in a completely different part of the country...I'm talking about how small *my* world is. Ever since selling the business and becoming a SAHM, I'm finding that the world around me gets very very very tiny. Smaller than … Continue reading It’s a Small World


Stinky Day

(warning: I talk about poop) Yesterday I experienced a parenting rite of passage that I only thought happened in the movies: I cleaned toddler poo off of every surface in J's bedroom. I won't go into the nasty details, but let's just say that a cranky two-year old, lots of fruit, and the discovery of … Continue reading Stinky Day

Chore Charts

According to my weekly 'how-to-raise-your-child' email, I should be focusing on having my toddler help with chores. Supposedly, toddlers LOVE to help around the house. Obviously the people writing these emails haven't met Jasper... But I guess that's not a totally fair statement. He does really enjoy picking up stray bits of dog food. However, … Continue reading Chore Charts

New Job Title

Recently I was on the phone with my health insurance company, and they asked my occupation. It's a tricky one. I'm no longer self-employed, which I was for almost five years. I'm not necessarily unemployed, because I'm not actively seeking work, nor was I laid off or fired from a job. I don't work part-time. … Continue reading New Job Title