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Nesting with Niall · 1Y ago

To My Fellow Radical Islamist:

I hear you.  I’ve been very confused and outraged by your actions over the last several years, but I’m trying to understand you and I think I finally get it.  You are disgusted by the Wester...
Nesting with Niall · 1Y ago

Hi, I'm alive!

If you read my last post back in October, you might think that I died on the operating table.  Great news, I didn't!  Only my will to function as a normal, contributing member of society.  A...
Nesting with Niall · 1Y ago

The Big Day

2 more days.  We will meet this little guy in less than 48 hours.  And yet even after saying that over and over again, it still doesn't feel real.   It's amazing how completely different my ...
Nesting with Niall · 1Y ago

Me Time

I have a question for moms of toddlers/babies:  What would you do if you had 24 hours completely to yourself?  Sounds like a little slice of heaven, doesn't it?  Well, I had that glorious op...
Nesting with Niall · 1Y ago

Cruel Mommy Myths

I can still remember when Niall turned 13 months old-- it was like this slow morphing of a perfect angel into some kind of monster over the course of 30 days or so.  I could see that sweet l...
Nesting with Niall · 1Y ago

Note(s) to self

I've learned a lot in the last month-- about both parenting and life in general.  Most of it, I probably already knew, but didn't want to/ choose to acknowledge it until recently.  The thing...
Nesting with Niall · 1Y ago

Why I DO teach my son to share

There is an article that has been going around the interwebs over the last couple weeks that has been quite the buzz among the mommy world.  The woman grabs your attention with the headline ...
Nesting with Niall · 1Y ago

Warming up to summer

Despite being uncomfortably pregnant, this summer has actually been the best I can remember in the last several years.  Unlike almost everyone I know, I'm not really a huge summer person; a)...
Nesting with Niall · 1Y ago

Rules Are Rules

I am a big time rule-follower; always have been, always will be.  I am the girl who tries to sign in under a friend's name at the pool and my face turns so bright red that I can't meet eyes ...
Nesting with Niall · 1Y ago

No, I'm not a soccer mom... (but my kids do play soccer)

If you had asked me 10 years ago, I never would have dreamed that this day would come.  In fact, I would have bet my life that it wouldn't.  But the first kid came along, and along with that...