Mochi Things: The Best Way to Bullet Journal and Save Your Sanity

I started bullet journaling (mine is not this put together) a while ago because it's really great for self-care, keeps me organized, and as a writer allows me to keep notes of every weird thing that anyone says in my vicinity ever (my friends hate this about me). But I've had a hard time using my…

Weird Things People Say to Pregnant Women

Ever since I announced my pregnancy, I've noticed the same comments come up over and over again. Some of them good-natured and fun and others that seem super weird. Pregnancy and children are a thing that people get really opinionated about really fast so it's been interesting, fun, weird, and sometimes weirdly offensive. "WHAT ARE…

22 Weeks Pregnant: Feels Like Forever

I'm about 22 weeks pregnant and because I found out so early (two weeks), it feels like I've been pregnant for exactly 22 years. It doesn't help that I've literally had almost every possible pregnancy symptom ever documented: Sore hips, restless legs, all day indigestion, all day nausea, insomnia, anxiety, RAGE, and my boobs are…

My Husband Doesn’t Understand Robots

As of today, I'm 19 weeks pregnant and my husband is nesting by drinking like a frat boy and buying things that will "make cleaning easier once the baby arrives." He bought a steam mop, which I thought was dumb because it's basically like a Swiffer which we already have. But, I have to admit…

I’d Like to Pay for That Coffee (and never have it)

My Tuesdays are hectic, mainly because they're actually my Mondays. I find myself waking up and wandering around my house aimlessly for the first twenty minutes that I'm mobile. My dog, Oliver, yawns from the couch and watches me pass by one, two, three, four times before he finally realizes that I've lost my goddamn…