Jennifer Amy Hynes

Thoughts on Motherhood Through the Eyes of an Artist

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My world is turning upside down again! I think Jack and Fiona are transitioning to one nap a day. Just when we established a perfect little schedule, I had time to write every morning while they took their nap and often had time to paint in the afternoon. I finally figured out what time to […]

“You need to wear a bra” said Timmy. I just want to run and hide right now. I thought they took me seriously. I finally got the boss to let me help train the new stallion. A dream come true. I’m working at a ranch as a trail guide, but I’ve convinced the boss to […]

Here we are again. But we’re not really here again because it’s not morning, I always write in the morning. Its nap time on Sunday afternoon. A time I’ve overlooked. A time I’ve been stressed out. Dead yellow roses sit in front of me looking like they are bowing their heads in Namaste. I’m full. […]

The best thing I’ve done lately is started drinking coffee again. It’s so delicious. Coffee. Jack’s still sick. His face is shiny and wet. He’s been coughing, I rub his back and get a little sad. The poor thing. I started hating on myself yesterday, “I’ve eaten so many chocolate chip cookies, I went two […]

We all turned to look as the principle came to the door of my tenth grade English class. He was with two people dressed in brown suits. I can’t remember what we were learning, what my teacher even looked like or if it was a man or a woman. We spent whole class periods writing […]

As I sit down at my computer I realize I’ve just gone through another transformative experience. I’m about to document it. It won’t all be revealed at a single time, most things with so much impact never do. Jack and Fiona are down for their morning nap. (Twin Tip:  Now that the babies are fourteen […]