hughhighlander:

Who needs a hairbrush when you’ve got momma.
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hughhighlander:

Who needs a hairbrush when you’ve got momma.

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blueeyedredtingedperfection:

Hormones. This made me cry.

blueeyedredtingedperfection:

Hormones. This made me cry.

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blueeyedredtingedperfection:

Hormones. This made me cry.

blueeyedredtingedperfection:

Hormones. This made me cry.

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Being a parent

burninqbridqes:

Being a parent:
Changing your child before you change yourself. Bathing your child before you bathe yourself. Feeding your child before you feed yourself. Making sure your child is peacefully sleeping before your aching body touches its bed. Protecting your child and getting rid of their fears even though you’re nowhere close to ridding your own.
Being a parent is loving your child more than you could ever love yourself.

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mumma-to-liam:

mylittleminiatures:

No big deal, just bawling as I hold my little boy.


Sobbing

This!

mumma-to-liam:

mylittleminiatures:

No big deal, just bawling as I hold my little boy.

Sobbing

This!

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May 6, 2014

So I’ve been behind on blogging, but nothing interesting has been happening. Except today I was able to get into 2 more summer classes. I was able to get into Spanish and Medical Biology. I’m so glad I was able to get into more classes. And will help me get this degree over with by the fall maybe.

The only thing of course is money. Which is hard to come by here. And its really hard for me to save money. I need to learn to become frugal with my money. I try to find excuses to spend the money.
I know this pay period I’m gonna try and save at least half of the money.

And again I didn’t think of textbooks. So I better look up books tonight. And see what I need to save to buy or rent textbooks.

I am so glad to be going back to school but I am worried about the time I will need to work for school and splitting that up with time with my son. Maybe I can read my homework to him instead of his regular bedtime story. Although I don’t think many parents read The Fellowship of the Ring to 1 year olds.

Do any other toddler mothers have any tips for splitting time or making time for their kids and school?


April 27, 2014 Part 1

I woke up super sore, like I was dancing in the powwow. Yesterday was a long but fun day. We were supposed to leave the house at 6 am but we didn’t leave until 8am. And baby had been up since 5 something, so by the time we left he was up and fell asleep after 10 mins in the car. And he slept til we got into Albuquerque. I love trips when he sleep til we get there, any other moms knows what I mean.

When we got into ABQ the 1st stop (as always with my family) was Panda Express. My dad wanted to have that for breakfast, so we got there as soon as they were open. Boyfriend met us there. And after we finished eating, I swapped out baby and my stuff into boyfriend’s car, and we stayed with him the rest of the day. My parents left promptly to The UNM Pit, to get there tickets and find a seat for the Powwow. Boyfriend and I were just waiting around for my sister to come into town.

After awhile we just got tired of waiting around and we didn’t know what to do while waiting so we decided to just go get in line and go to the Pit also. When we paid and were getting in line, boyfriend discovered that the ticket person had given us an extra ticket. So we just saved that ticket for when my sister came into town.

My mom found us and we sat with her and my dad. And they were immediately worried that my sister wasn’t with her us. So we explained the whole fiasco, and told them we had an extra ticket anyway for if she comes. And we started watching.

I was so happy that boyfriend and baby were enjoying themselves. Boyfriend usually doesn’t like to go the The Gathering of Nations, because it’s too crowded and he feels out of place there. This was the first time we took baby to GON, last year he was still a newborn and I was scared of other people’s germs and I was still recovering. So I think we just stayed home. Baby was jumping, nodding his head with the music and using one of his snack bowl as a drum.

Around 3ish my sister had told me that for sure she was coming into town. That in itself was a feat because my phone wasn’t getting any service while we were sitting in the lower levels of thee stadium. So every maybe 20 mins I walked to the top to call or check for messages from my sister. Around 5 she was finally at The Pit. So I went to meet her at the entrance with the extra ticket. I was very surprised that security didn’t make a big deal about letting her in because I had her ticket.

My sister, her friend, and I went back to the seats. And by then they were doing the top 10 finalist for the Men’s Fancy Dance Special. This is a crowd favorite. I recorded this part of the powwow using my phone. I’ll upload it onto my page when I can.

After the special was over they switched to Gourd Dancing, and my family decided we would go eat. So we left to eat at Chili’s. The food was amazing, but I think it might have been because we were super hungry. After dinner it was already 8pm and we were supposed to have left around 5pm. So we had to switch baby and mine stuff back to the other car. We said bye to boyfriend and my sister. And we left back for home. Boyfriend and my sister left back to The Pit to watch the powwow again.

We got home around 11pm. We were so tired. Baby looked wide awake, because he had slept from ABQ to home. Baby was up and being hugged and hogged by his aunties and uncles who missed him all day.

So that was actually yesterday. And I know I didn’t add part 2 of my other blog from April 25. I was just too busy, actually too lazy to add on.

And in part 2 of today’s blog I’ll add the Fancy Dance videos.


April 25, 2014 (part 1)

I’m proud of myself. I got registered for a class, I’m waitlisted for 2 more, but think I’m just gonna stick to the next class I get into. So for the summer semester I’ll be taking 2 classes.

I got into a Cultural Studies class, last summer I just had to withdrawal from that class because I was just feeling too overwhelmed with school and learning to take care of a newborn and if you throw in the hormones, body self consciousness, and seeing my engaged-to-be-engaged boyfriend only like once maybe twice a month (that hasn’t changed). It just became too much for me and too stressful. So I decided to focus on baby and myself.

I believe I made the right choice. I cannot believe how some people aren’t supportive of new mom’s and wanting to stay home and make sure they are taking care of the baby and themselves without distraction. I’m fortunate to have such a supportive family, “in-laws”, and boyfriend.

Well the baby is whining and screaming at his uncle. Let me see what is going on.

continue this this evening.


April 24, 2014

So I’ve been really bad with not doing really anything. So trying to be proactive and get the ball rolling on some stuff.

I’ve re-registered into my college to take some classes. Apparently the advisor didn’t count a couple of my classes on my graduation checklist. So that was frustrating, I mean they have to only advise and they can’t even put all the right classes on a graduation checklist. So I recounted and with all my double checking I only need 2 classes to graduate.

I’m pretty fired up to get things done now! I’ve been feeling super inspired lately also. I’ve been wanting to get back into writing too. And sketching. I’ve been really bad with working out too. I keep saying on the 1st then it passes by and a couple days and then I put it off til the next 1st. Which put me about 5 months behind soon.

So I really need to get my butt in gear!

LET’S GET THINGS DONE!