Karli new green puppet hugged by Elmo.
Addiction

Sesame Street’s New Character Has a Mom in Addiction Recovery.

This is pretty neat. Considering I personally know a lot about the issue having dealt with it growing up and unfortunately my kids had to deal with the issue as well. Sesame Street has also recently introduced a homeless character living in a shelter as well as a character with autism. “There are 5.7 million …

Child holding fake $100 bill over face.
Mommyhood

Thousands Already Downloaded this App That Teaches Kids About Money and Here’s 11 Reasons Why You Should Too!

I am not affiliated by this brand. It is just something I have used and love. I recently had my eldest daughter turn 11 and she is starting to want a lot of expensive things. She got a nice phone from her biological father (he pops up once in awhile), and she had one of …

Red lighted hand holding 2 unknown pills.
Addiction, Pregnant & Addicted

I’m pregnant and addicted. What’s better subutex or methadone?

You feel a little off, your period is late so you go to the store and grab a pregnancy test. Chug, chug, chug, you chug some water. You are about to hold the fate of your future in a little stick. You grab a pregnancy test, check out, and head home. You don’t think much …

Mommyhood

How I fixed my baby’s flat head, after being denied for a helmet.

Take medical advice at your own risk read my disclaimer here. So one day I noticed that the back of my baby’s head started to seem a little flat. What was going on? I never had this issue with my first daughter. I start to try and look into multiple methods on resolving the issue …

Mommyhood

The Proof of Fake Mom Blogs and the Reality of Trying to Keep it Real.

The proof of fake mom blogs, and the reality of trying to keep it real. I was actually innocently searching today “Diary of a “Real” Mom” to see if my blog even shows up on Google. It of course doesn’t… I don’t know how to get it to show up but I guess eventually with …

Breast Augmentation, Health, Mommyhood

Deciding to get my boobs and lips done after 2 kids, and my Breast Augmentation Journey.

I’m currently that picturesque mama with the cigarette hanging from her mouth, hair wild. Except it’s an e-cig, and I just killed a whole cartridge in half a day. Orange is the New Black is playing in the background, and yes, I actually got my guy into watching it. So he is the one that …

Addiction, Health

Why opiate withdrawal is unbearable, and the myth that you can’t die from it.

Warning!! Contains graphic content and images! I just want to put this out there that both times I quit cold turkey and when I was also at an accelerated detox I ended up in the hospital. If I didn’t make it to the hospital I would have died. People push the whole you can’t die …

Homemaking, Organizing

4 Completely Obvious Problems with Minimalism the Documentary.

I had so many issues with this documentary and since yelling at my TV while it was playing wasn’t satisfying enough I decided to post for the world to see. It has been an ongoing battle with wanting to be a minimalist, and failing miserably at it. So here are a few of the issues. …

Mindfulness, Mommyhood, Pregnancy

When You Go to a Baby Shower and the Mom-to-Be is a “B” Word.

So I am invited to a baby shower from a girl at work to someone I don’t know. I say I’m gonna go at the time, but Sunday creeps up and I’m like nahhh, don’t even know her. I’m running errands with the fam anyways and have stuff to do when I get home. I …

Mommyhood, Pregnancy

To hell and back… my journey with the life-threatening, pregnancy joy killer, Hyperemesis Gravidarum.

These are random writings that I compiled from my experience and journey with HG. I will get to it more asap, but as things are currently, it’s a mess. I will try to add as I find. I needed to get my journey out there though, asap, if anyone is struggling. If you have any …