Author Archives: andthewindscreamsmary

When We All Got COVID

Despite our best efforts since the beginning of the pandemic almost a year! ago, our family caught COVID-19 right around the holidays – between Christmas and New Year, specifically. I guess all of our diligent hand washing, my working from … Continue reading

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Peace, Light and Love

The holidays can feel so hard and unkind when you’re struggling. No matter the cause – grief does not discriminate. Holding space in my heart for those who are struggling this holiday season, who feel tired and lonely and hopeless. … Continue reading

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Pandemic Life

So since my last day of normalcy (Friday, March 13th, 2020) this is what our pandemic life has been like: Trip to Great Wolf Lodge cancelled. Started new job, 100% remote due to the pandemic and office being closed – … Continue reading

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On MRL

A few days ago someone told me – “You and your brother couldn’t be MORE different.” We share the same parents. We were raised in the same house. We ate the same foods (I was pickier for sure though), we … Continue reading

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Half A Turn

Hello, Blog. It’s been a while. I wish I knew what to do with you. So much has happened (or not happened due to “social distancing”, cancelled plans, etc.) in the (almost) six months since I last wrote. New job. … Continue reading

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“…. things are very topsy-turvy at the office.”

Indecisive, adj: (of a person) not having or showing the ability to make decisions quickly and effectively If you’ve followed my blog over the past two years or so I’ve touched upon various work related issues and changes. It’s been … Continue reading

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Bye, 2019

Bye, 2019. Thank you for helping me welcome my daughter, safely and healthy. Thank you for a wonderful 4 month maternity leave with her during prime summer/fall months. Thank you for an amazing toddler year with McLovin, watching him grow … Continue reading

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A Year

A year ago today is the last day that we had our Layla, and she was well. She probably wasn’t that “well” but we didn’t know it. A year ago today I didn’t know RBG existed. We didn’t know about … Continue reading

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RBG’s Birth Story

RBG is almost two weeks old and it’s been a whirlwind adjusting to being a family of four. Two weeks ago at this moment she was less than a day old, and it’s already starting to feel like so long … Continue reading

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Hello, World

RBG arrived safe and healthy on Friday morning at approximately 1 am. We were admitted to the hospital Thursday night, and she arrived three hours later. More about her birth story and McLovin meeting his little sister to come!

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