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Please Stop Telling Me to Have More Kids

Believe it or not – before I had my daughter – I was quite content in the thought of being the cool aunt that travelled to far off lands and came back with cool souvenirs and clothes from distant lands.  I was diagnosed with PCOS and a tilted ovary when I was 18 years old and pretty much decided that I wouldn’t kill myself at the thought of not having much of a chance to have children.  I would not live my life trying to get pregnant.  If it happened it happened … and if it didn’t and I did want kids, I would adopt a couple of 4 or 5 year olds.

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I Won Mother’s Day Today

IMG_4983This morning I woke up feeling grateful because Little Me actually slept in her own bed last night – she’s at that age where she climbs in my bed at night – or in some cases, never leaves and I fall asleep first. I stretched out and as we all do at this day and age – grabbed my cell phone and started scrolling through my social media and Mother’s day text messages.   Continue reading


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Why I Write Love Letters for My Daughter

One of the things that have always bothered me is that, I don’t remember much about my father. I have heard that he had an accent – being from Belize, I am sure that he did.  I just don’t remember how he sounded.  The last thing that I would ever want is for my daughter to not remember me should I pass on.

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The Easter Bunny was NOT Getting my Money this Year…

Lately I have been on a money pinching spree – trying to be very careful of how I spend my coins.  The goal is to buy a new home for me and my daughter … shortly followed by the dog that she keeps asking me for (she wants a english Bulldog – who is Rubble from Paw patrol).  That being said – I may have embarked on a new tradition this Easter. Continue reading