With the rising of the sun comes the rising of my kiddo to begin yet another day of unforeseen experiences. Some days parenting is a struggle so pure and entrenching that you fear your sanity is slipping away from you like the tide dragging something out to sea. Other days the elation is so profound … Continue reading The Parent Club
A Hike in Someone Else’s Boots
DISCLAIMER: There is a healthy amount of cussing strewn throughout this post, consider yourselves warned. The Technology Wizard Takes a Detail The fire season was here once again and I had taken a temporary detail away from my job on the Helicopter Rappel Crew to work at the Missoula Technology and Development Center (MTDC) as … Continue reading A Hike in Someone Else’s Boots
I originally wrote this for a friend who was soon to have a baby. I wanted to share with her what I wished someone had said to me when I had a baby. I have since passed it along several times so I figured I would add it as a post for all the Mamas … Continue reading Permission Slip
Blissful Breastfeeding. Really?
After a baby enters your world all the sudden phrases float through your head. Phrases like, “Why didn’t anyone tell me it was going to be like this?” “I don’t think I can do this”, “ If I don’t get some sleep my body is going to die."