Monday, September 30, 2013

Loneliness as a Mother

I am lucky, a least I keep telling myself that I am, and I did not get the same postpartum depression I watched my mother suffer from after my sister was born.  However, I can now clearly understand why she felt the way she did, being a working mom is exhausting and incredibly lonely, especially when your friends are at different points in their lives and they don't want to be around children.  At times, I didn't even recognize myself anymore, and it has simply scared me-- Was this the depression I was in or just a funk?

Lonley is more than just a word.
photo credit: Andreas-photography used with permission via Creative Commons
So I realised the only way things were going to change is if I did something about to make the change

Momulous Links Updated

Happy Monday!  I know my weekend was so beautiful, that I am missing my little man like crazy right now (how could I now with such a cute face as this) but alas, this is the plight of the working mom.  I just updated the links page, so please check out the "Momulous Links".  I hope you find something enjoyable there.  If you know of a blog or page you think I would like, please send me a message or post a comment.

BK's 1st ride in the grocery cart

Friday, September 27, 2013

Stronger Feelings As a Mother

Let me start by saying that I have always been full of emotion and some things always "got to me" more than other people, but now that I am a mother different things are bothering me more than they ever have.  For example, I can't watch the show Criminal Minds anymore because the topics keep me up at night and it used to be one of my favorite shows, well at least until BK came along.  And any news story that involves children pulls at my heart, where before I used to care, but I didn't feel so strongly as I do know.  Some might chalk