A Mom, A Nurse and An Entrepreneur.

April 24, 2017

Recently I was asked "How do you always seem to have it together. You appear calm, confident and put together all the time".

 

As a mother of two little girls, a wife, a homemaker, a emergency nurse and an entrepreneur, I wear a lot of different hats and the truth is....I don't always have my "shit" together!

 

Some days my kids need me from the moment they wake up until the moment they go to bed. I'm feeding them, entertaining them, doing copious amounts of laundry, driving them places and cleaning up the tornado of destruction they leave behind. Some days Londyn is sick and those days are really tough. She needs me even more. Even though I have a nursing background, that means nothing when your child is sick. Your mom brain is in charge and it's hard to think like a nurse. Some days my kids drive me crazy!!! I mean really crazy to the point where I need to lock myself in the bathroom and cry, just for a minute to get it out. I rarely get to shower on my own, shaving my legs is a thing of the past, my make up routine (if you can call it that) is truly whatever is the quickest to apply which usually means mascara and that's it. I've come to accept that luke warm coffee isn't that terrible and it still has caffeine. Cooking dinner is my least favorite part of the day. By 5:00 my kids are tired, hungry, and grumpy. We call the hours between 4-6 in our house the Witching Hour. It can be very challenging to be creative with cooking when there are so many restrictions. We eat a plant based diet, which actually isn't that hard, but then Londyn is allergic to eggs, peanuts, dairy and gluten. To be honest they usu