I'm considering going on vacation with just my 22 month old and myself to Florida. Am I crazy for traveling alone with a toddler? Advice please! We're headed to Club Med because of their awesome…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Alix Hayes Jun 7, 2012.
I'm never one to back down from a challenge. Crazy or not, I will NOT be outdone. I'm convinced it's due to my only child status, but I digress. So when an acquaintenance casually mentioned that they were doing a 10k, I indirectly took it as a challenge, and a little too quickly said 'I'm going to do it too'. Seriously, what was I thinking?!?
So the date is set: October 13, 2012, I am doing the New York Rock &…Continue
Posted on July 24, 2012 at 11:35pm — 2 Comments
So I had a VERY scary moment the other day. While driving to take my daughter to daycare (a 35 minute drive from home), my daughter went into her usual morning routine:
Posted on May 17, 2012 at 12:13am — 1 Comment
So it's really, really official. I became a 'Single Mommy' right before Thanksgiving. It really hurt. 8.5 years, 1 child, and now it's done. The biggest challenge that I've faced is how to co-parent without impacting my daughter's schedule or happiness. I am thankful that she's young and resillient. Her father and I never co-habitated, so it wasn't as hard to deal with someone moving out, although he did take his things. I thought that it would be harder, but I'm dealing pretty well. Trust…Continue
Posted on February 6, 2012 at 12:07pm — 5 Comments
I consider my life a fine dance in balancing work, family, and personal obligations. Sometimes, my rhythm is a little off, and other times, I feel like I should be a contestant on 'So You Think You Can Dance'. Being a mom is challenging within itself, but adding the pressures of working outside the home really takes extreme coordination between all facets of my life. I still remember my first day back to work after maternity leave, crying as I pulled out of my parking lot, thinking 'How am I…Continue
Posted on November 3, 2011 at 12:56pm — 3 Comments