Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Hello, My name is

I have been trying to find time to update my lil space on the net. My husband and I were brainstorming new title for my blog and I kept coming back to Awkward Moments.

So I figured I would take a few minutes and explain why I am trying Awkward Moments out for a while:
  • We do not have a 9-5 lifestyle.
  • There are plenty of weird feelings to deal with after becoming a mom/parent after yrs of treatments and wanting child(ren)
  • Life with and w/o Child(ren) can definitely provide you with many awkward moment And I seem to find many of them along our daily exchanges ..Potty training (nuff said)
  • MT (3 in June) and The Armadillo (Army - 16 months)
  • Our la.ndlords are the dream team of Awkward Moments
  • A mother Dx w/ B.i-Po.lar Disor.der when you are 31 makes for numerous awkward family moments
  • A MIL w 6 ex's, a boyfriend 4 yrs older than her oldest son, 10 children, and 19+ animals living under 1 roof
  • A FIL and Step mom that are far away, call seldom and ignore all our efforts to get them to visit us
I am sure I could go on and on, And I am sure I will go on and on as I get the swing of this bloggin' thing again.

To assure you that I can keep up w/ the Awkward Moments - MT (my oldest who will be 3 in June) Keeps telling everyone that "Mommie Hit the Mailman" A few weeks ago, a mailman pulled out in front of me and I had to slam on breaks and MT's sippy cup landed in the floor. We were on our way to a playdate and as soon as we got there he announced it to everyone. And keeps repeating it to everyone. I have to constantly explain this story.

To catch everyone up that wants to be brought up to speed:

I had a baby through Fertility treatments, then when he was 7 months, I got pregnant with Army but did not know it until I was already 8 weeks preg. The past 16 months I have been dealing w/ quitting my career, full time pregnant mom to full time stay home mom of 2, and adjusting to my husband working 12 hr midnight shifts

Needless to say, I had to take a break from blogging. We were going through so many adjustments. I am still learning to manage a house, family and fun on 1 very minimal budget. (and usually only 1 present parent) I have somewhat figured out how to eat healthy and use coupons. I save 60% of our weekly grocery bill w coupons/deals. Most of my free time is watching tv shows, printing/organizing our coupons for the next week, folding laundry, and picking up toys. I try to add reading in there if there is a good book that can keep my attention.

Ok so now your turn, What have I missed the past 16 months? or what would you like to know about me(my family) or want me to blog about?


HereWeGoAJen said...

I like Awkward Moments, it is a cute name. I'm glad you are getting back to blogging, I've missed you.

Anonymous said...

What a busy mom you've become! Glad you're back!

Barb said...

I missed you!! I wish we lived near each other so I could help you.

Searching said...

I would suggest pics. ;) You certainly have your share of doozies (& floozies?) in the family! Thankfully most of my family tree lives in other states!

I'd love to know how the kiddos are doing & your fav couponing secrets. Glad to see you back & am pretty happy to know all is well between your assaults on poor public servants. Did you hear the one about the mom who HIT an innocent little MAILMAN? The horror! lol! ;)

Mommy Shoes said...

Just wanted to say hi! I rarely have time to blog either. Going to try to be better now that baby #2 is here.

JJ said...

Makes me really happy to see you in a writing space again. Ive missed you

Meghan said...

Welcome back!! I've missed you!