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blog digest #59 / the weekly rundown on the goings-on of my life, the new books, & what i've been reading + watching!
Here’s to us – the mother’s who just recently became stay-at-home moms, and the mothers who have been since day one. Here’s to us – the moms who may have picked up day-drinking recently, and the brave sober moms! Here’s to the moms who might be banging their head against the wall, and to the moms who are doing it all by themselves. All you moms –

I just wanted to tell you “HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY” and I think you’re doing great. We will get through this!

MOTHER’S DAY / Today is Mother’s Day, and it’s my second one. šŸ„°

I HAVE A 2-YEAR-OLD / Last week, my son turned two. šŸ˜­ And I feel like the tantrums and the word “no” have escalated a step or two. šŸ¤¦šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø I will say that it is a blessing to be home with him right as his personality is breaking through, because I would’ve missed all of this if I were still working. And going back to work (whenever that may be) will be bittersweet. We had a drive-by parade for him last weekend, and it was so nice – we stayed outside for hours afterward playing with his new chalk set, various toys with wheels, and the three bubble guns he got! šŸ˜…

VIDEO GAMES / Since the pandemic took over our lives and I’ve had to commit to being at home and a literal full-time parent, I’ve come up with my own methods of dealing, and it’s manifested in the form of video games. Animal Crossing, and now Kingdom Hearts (I beat the first one last week, and now I’m working on Re:Chain of Memories) have taken over my life. Sometimes I’ll play while Rowan hangs out with me in the living room and he’ll watch the tv very intently, but mostly I’ve been playing during his naps and once he’s in bed, and I’ll be up way past midnight. šŸŽ®

TIKTOK / Guys I broke down and got TikTok and now I can’t stop, help me I’m scared of this hole I’ve dug myself in.

Dear Rowan: You’re TWO-riffic!

My e-letter series to my son, who just turned two at the end of April!

April Recap + May TBR!

Taking a look at my reading stats for April, and preparing for a failed May as well. šŸ˜‚

Looking Back: April’s Book Release + Reviews

Second edition of published books and reviews I find around the blogosphere! Come check out these great reviews on books that dropped last month!

Aurora Burning

YESSSS IT’S HERE!!!!! I really need to hurry up and finish House of Earth and Blood so I can dive into this one!!!!

  • HOUSE OF EARTH AND BLOOD by Sarah J. Maas. Still reading. Read to 38%. Okay fo’ real, let’s crack down and finish this bad boy, ok??? (Goodreads)
  • MAYBE THIS TIME (Audiobook) read by Ana Isabel. Still listening. Listened to 25%. I actually didn’t listen to this one at all the past two weeks. šŸ˜¬ (Goodreads)

ā€ŗā€ŗ Shameless ā€“ We finished season 4 and started s5!
ā€ŗā€ŗ Fuller House ā€“ I finished the mid-season finale of s5 and EEEEEEK! That ending!

  • More exercise!
  • More reading!
  • More blogging!
how was your week? what are you reading or watching?

Iā€™m linking up my post to The Sunday Post and Stacking the Shelves!

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