Let’s talk about Christmas. Specifically? Let’s talk about Christmas with a kid old enough to get excited about Christmas. Because, y’all. I’ve waited nearly THREE DECADES for this! Okay. That’s slight hyperbole considering I didn’t truly start thinking about what it would be like to watch my child’s face light up brighter than the fake pre-lit […]
Author Archive | Whitney Sewell
“Monday and Wednesday mornings are out for us,” I tell my friends as we stare at our calendars, hoping to find a little time for a play-date. “Jackson will be in speech therapy.” Old friends know this already. They’ve experienced my son’s limited ability to express himself and often celebrate each new word or sound with me. New […]
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I see you, mama. It’s 10am on a Tuesday morning, and your roots have grown out four inches after months of neglect. You’re staring at yourself in a hallway mirror, taking a deep breath, and trying to pretend you still recognize this person staring back at you. It’s 8pm on a Saturday night, and your […]
Potty Training. I’m pretty sure it’s how I die. If you haven’t had young kids for a while (or you’re not yet to this magical stage), let me remind of/fill you in on all the fun you’re missing. There are so many things I left unconsidered when gleefully saying goodbye to diapers. Obvious things, like toddlers […]