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Dear M,

I’ve written quite a few blog posts writing “to my children”, which is ridiculous. They are 3 and one and can’t read. Plus by the time they can read, they will probably be like, “Blog? Whaaaa? That’s lame, mom. We only read in emojis and hashtags now. #illiterate #winkyface.” But this post isn’t for my […]

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For Rae.

“Whatever happened to all that stuff you did in college?” Big S questioned me earlier this weekend, “You know, with all those diet pills and stuff. You went from throwing up all the time and working out hours everyday at the gym, then you got pregnant and we never ever even talked about it.”. Totally […]

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Shaken.

I’m quite possibly the most insecure person there ever was.I’ll admit it, I’m embarrassed that I’m 23.I’m kind of ashamed that I’m married with 2 kids while everyone else my age is establishing a career and adopting 23 cats a week.I feel really weird talking to old friends. We have nothing in common anymore.And I […]

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Beautiful.

I’ve posted before about how I, like many other mothers, am insecure about my post-baby body.  Maybe that’s partially due to the years of torment I put myself through, or maybe it’s just normal mommy insecurities that go along with the ten thousand other things I think I’m not good enough at.  I’m not sure. […]

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Big S.

It’s very obvious that we live in a world where young parents are not the norm.It’s not normal to be married at 22.And it’s certainly not normal to have 2 kids at 22.If you do have 2 kids at 22, it’s almost unheard of that the parents are actually together. But we’re really not normal.I […]

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Good Enough.

Somewhere between Rae sticking her finger as far up my nose as it would go while pulling my hair and Little S sticking his hand in his pants and proclaiming “Yikes. I pooped.” I found myself asking the age-old question “WHAT HAPPENED?” It’s still so incredibly strange to think that 3 years ago I was […]

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These Are My Secret-Public Confessions.

I was talking to a friend of mine lately, describing my day and all the chaos it entails and she said “I can’t wait to do all that, and be all motherly!”MOTHERLY?I can think of many words to describe myself, but “motherly” just sounds so…unnatural.  Like what exactly does being “motherly” entail?  Talking about poop […]

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