Hi Everyone! This blog was born because of my twin toddlers. Life is hard; and with children, your life completely changes and you are faced with new difficulties, with twins, your life is not your own anymore and a new world is born. A world of love, tears, kisses, ouchies, and so much more. It … Continue reading Welcome!
Hi Everyone. I (Yojana) am not sure how to start this blog, nor how my thoughts will unfurl, but please, stay with me because this is an important topic. I wrote this some weeks back, and am finally ready to publish it. My sister works with small children and she periodically calls me with funny … Continue reading Injustices of Child Abuse
Well... this post has been in the works for awhile and a bit tough for me (Elaine) to write. This will also probably be quite long as I tend to ramble when I get on a roll. Parenting is difficult. Parenting with a mental illness is just as tough but with the added twist of your … Continue reading Mental Illness and Parenting
I was called a disappointment today. I got my first tattoo at 30 and was called a disappointment. When I was 12, I accidentally broke a window in my house. I do not like talking about it, it is a humorous story, but I hate the questions and never know how to answer them. I … Continue reading I Was Called a Disappointment Today
Today, I did something I told myself I wasn't going to. I read the comments to The NY Times article I was quoted in. (You can read it here.) There are some things I'm not 100% ok with the article, but I still stand behind being a part of it. So, MOST the comments are horrible … Continue reading Gender Neutral Names
Everytime I tell someone that I stay at home with my kids I get the same question " How do you do it?" My response is usually a mixture of "I love it and wouldn't change a thing" to "yeah, some days even I ask myself that." The reality of things is that being a … Continue reading Being a Stay at Home Parent
Hi Everyone! Ok, sooooo this entry was written last week but it has taken me this long to post. Sorry! So, my kids have 2 mommies. But all of the tv shows, cartoons, nursery rhymes, etc. that they watch have a mommy and a daddy. They usually say baby and mommy if it's just one … Continue reading Mommy and Daddy
Hey Everyone! Happy Monday! So, this entry is going to be HEAVY. It's going to be a heavy subject and heavy with ideas and ramblings. Sorry in advance! This entry came to me last night as I was laying on the couch enjoying life. My life has come a LONG way since I was a … Continue reading Privilege and a Dirty Home