Motherhood, Relationships, wedding

It’s Getting Close

Dun, Dun, Dunnnnnnn!! This wedding is like 2 weeks away.  Holy Crap! Just about everything is ready and put into place.  I still have a few details to take care of, but hey, my motto has been: "I have time."  I'm pretty sure I can use that line until the day of the wedding. Even… Continue reading It’s Getting Close

busy mom, kids, Motherhood

Savoring the MOMents

Breastfeeding has really taught me to stop and enjoy every little moment. Usually even when I'm doing one thing, I'm trying to do something else too.  My mind is all over the place. But when I breastfeed, I'm still and quiet (most of the time).  I have to actually stop what I'm doing and feed… Continue reading Savoring the MOMents

Autism, kids, Motherhood

Ignorance is not always Bliss

During my experience as an Autism mom, I've seen a lot.  I've seen compassion, understanding, annoyance, confusion, aggravation, anger, pity, and everything in between.  Not only have I witnessed those feelings from other people, but I've also felt them myself, so I know where they are coming from.  Carter isn't always the easiest person to be around all… Continue reading Ignorance is not always Bliss

busy mom, Motherhood, wedding

The Non Cake Tasting

During my late wedding planning I realized that I need a cake.  Whoops.  I also realized that I specifically said that I would agree to have this wedding if I didn't have to do any work.  All I wanted to do was show up.  Now, here I am trying to figure out what kind of… Continue reading The Non Cake Tasting

Autism, Motherhood, Relationships, shenanigans, wedding

….Continued….The Journey to Wedding 2

For Quang and I, challenges came often.  Being part of a team has helped us grow closer and stronger over the past 14 years we've been together.  The start of our relationship brought quite a few of our first challenges.  Me bringing a child into the relationship and not being Vietnamese were two big ones.… Continue reading ….Continued….The Journey to Wedding 2

Motherhood, Relationships, shenanigans, wedding

The Non Proposal

During all this wedding planning and the things to do lists, I can't help but to think back to the first wedding planning I did.  That's right.  I've done this before. Quang and I were never really into the idea of having a wedding.  Or even getting married.  In all honesty, we have basically been… Continue reading The Non Proposal