Ringing in the New Year (with a Fresh Texlax)

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I came into the new year looking like . Well actually... I came into the new year looking like "Oh crap! I think I just permanently messed up my hair." It's a struggle trying to get to waist length hair. For me, there's been a "stalling" period that your hair doesn't want to pass. My hair is ...

I Hate Being the Newbie

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I'm about a month into my new job, and I still love it! For that, I am too grateful. But there's one thing I figured out that I can't stand—being the newbie.  And it's basically broken down into three parts: meeting new people, proving yourself, and knowing the unwritten rules. Meeting New People There are about 100+ ...

The Remote Bandit

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My own son stole from me! My own son... in my own home. You can't believe it either, huh? Well, I'm still trying to process everything that happened. So, let me recall everything for you (because I'll have to say it for the pending police report anyways..) Date: December 29, 2014 Time: 2:37 p.m. Suspect: Jayden, now ...

He Falls Asleep… Literally

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I have good news on the baby front — Jayden is sleeping through the night!! I need a happy dance break here. And not a little "jolly jig"... I'm talking about the kind of dance that will make an old man forget about his ailments. Hit it, Papa P! [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aD1euxkzE9I&w=450&h=315&rel=0&showinfo=0&end=15] How did I do it, you ask? ...

New Year, More Blog Posts

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Maaaaaan... It's been way too long. I took an unexpected hiatus during December because I just started my new job (which I love, by the way ) and I also traveled for the holidays. But now: [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7nzml-zZ9M&w=450&h=315&rel=0&showinfo=0] (If you don't like Mulan, I question your life decisions.) Yes, I'm still alive, everyone! One of my New Year's resolutions is ...

Won’t HE Do It?

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Ladies and gentlemen, if you love reading posts about my mishaps and unfortunate situations, this ain't the blog post for you! No laughing at my pain here! This is a good ol' fashioned praise report! :D So, I got a new job. Not just any job (because I wasn't about to leave my job until the ...

When’s Baby Number Two?

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The moment I told people that Jayden could walk, the response I received always hinted at having another kid. 8O "You know that means he's making way for the next child, right?" "He's just letting you guys know that he's ready for a sibling." "Now that he can walk, you need another crawler." ... as if these people are ...

Germs, Gym, and Other Jazz

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What a week (or two) this has been! I try to write weekly, but last week was too hectic. And here's why... Germs First off, Jayden had a cold. It wouldn't have been so bad if his nose didn't get so stopped up. At night, you could hear him struggling to breathe, which made him wake up ...

I Do Marathons! (on Netflix…)

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I've been asked about my progress on preparing for a marathon. (You can read about my initial lapse in sanity here.) The update is: this girl isn't signing up for a marathon anytime soon. LOL! :D I laced up, went to my local track, and started running laps like I was back in high school. But the thing ...