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    Dream bathroom

    The other day Kevin and I were playing the “what would you do for work in another life?” game. Kev suggested he could see me as an interior design and I was SO flattered! I totally don’t have the eye for that level of talent but I would love that!  Lately I have been dreaming about renovating our bathroom (and winning the lottery to pay for it 😂). There’s nothing wrong with our bathroom as it is. It’s neutral and plain and has no character, but everything works and is in good condition.  BUT our house is a cool and funky 1960s house with a lot of original character. This…

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    High five for Friday!

    Last weekend my little bro and his fam came to stay with us and it was so fun! Em was able to run around and be wild with her cousins and aunt and uncle. We were all sad to see them go and Em keeps reminding me that they “went home.” 😭  Em basically had this face the whole weekend.  After they left, we had a few rough days. I think Emerson is teething, so she has been quite a bear lately. I wrote a post about it, and how hard it is on both of us. But then she does things like this and I’m reminded that she is…

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    Today I cried

    I lost my temper. I got mad at a (nearly) two year old who is teething or going through a growth spurt or has needs and wants she can’t express. I got upset over her cries. Her reaching for me only to throw herself back when I pick her up, as if my touch makes her skin crawl.  I got angry. She refused to let me change her diaper. She pushed herself across the floor, arching her back. I ripped the diaper trying to strap it on. I hit the floor and yelled and saw my anger reflected in her scared little face. I want to be the loving and…