Life isn’t always what you expect–sometimes it’s so much better! After years of infertility, I am a still-shocked 40-something mama to a bouncy toddler who keeps me on my toes!
Being a first-time parent in my 40s brings interesting challenges. Many of our friends are looking at colleges for their kids and we have a couple years until our little one starts preschool. We are a decade (or more) older than the vast majority of the parents in Little Man’s classes. I’ve been asked more than once if I am Mom or Grandma. (Seriously, never ask this question.) And I certainly feel those sleepless nights a bit more now than I did years ago.
Of course, with age comes maturity, and I find myself more patient than when I was younger. More resourceful.
And whole lot more caffeinated. 🙂
I balance my time between rounds of Itsy-Bisty Spider with freelance writing and marketing assignments, lots of time in the kitchen trying out new recipes, and working out so that I can keep up with a crazy toddler that just doesn’t stop.
Oh, and drinking way too much coffee.
Have a look around for some of my favorite recipes, stories on my parenting experiences, and more.
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I’ve been a little lacking in keeping up with this blog since we found out we were moving back home last year. It’s been a whirlwind—hubby’s new job offer came while we were in Disney last September, and three and a half weeks later we were packed and moved. Easy-peasy, right?Read More