24 WEEKS - BECOMING A MOM AND LOSING FRIENDS

24 WEEKS - BECOMING A MOM AND LOSING FRIENDS

"I locked my doors and spent half a year hanging out with one friend…my son. Occasionally someone would stop by, but each time…I would hear myself rambling on and on about Killian’s poop and my cracked nipples...and like I just couldn’t stop myself. In my head I’d be like “OMG Kristen…stop telling everyone about your hemmoroids!”…but it was like a compulsion…a train wreck happening in slow motion...only it was my life. Not sure if I was subconsciously trying to warn everyone to not have kids or if I was using them all as my personal therapist, but I was embarrassing myself. So eventually I stopped inviting people over"...

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23 WEEKS - THE GHOSTS OF OUR HOUSE

23 WEEKS - THE GHOSTS OF OUR HOUSE

"And I finally realized that maybe I was putting the burden on myself too. Being the martyr for the cause…so I learned to ask my husband for help. When the baby monitor turns on…and K starts crying…for the 3rd time in a night…I just throw the baby monitor at A’s head…and that my friends…is romance. #TeamLavin"...

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22 WEEKS - GOING BACK TO WORK?

22 WEEKS - GOING BACK TO WORK?

"Be careful of “Stabby Questions”. I’m guilty of asking them myself. What are stabby questions, Kristen? They are questions like , “When are you going back to work?” or “Are you going to have kids soon?” Why are they stabby questions, Kristen? Well because, although they seem harmless, they can make the other person feel like they got stabbed… in the gut….because the answer might be"...

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21 WEEKS - DADDY SAVES THE DAY

21 WEEKS - DADDY SAVES THE DAY

"I've been testing a lot of reputable people's "all natural non toxic blah blah blah laundry detergent recipes" and to be frank.. they suck. They don't get out stains, Anthony's shirts smelt like B.O. and his underwear smelt like balls. Yeah... I smelled the crotch. They don't work and I'm not sure where they get off blasting those recipes all over Pinterest."...

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