Hi, I’m Jocelyn, and this is life as I know it… All-American swimmer, Wall St. alumna, mom of 2 incredible little girls and a bouncing baby boy, and ready to try something new.
I’m wife to Ryan; Mama to Della, Lana, and Morrison; and lover of life in general. This blog is where I let all the thoughts running around in my head come to life and have their fun. A playground for them, if you will. You’ll get some good, some bad, and maybe some ugly, but hopefully I’ll keep you coming back for more.
Oh, and the name? Scooter is a lifelong nickname from my dad, and Marie is my middle name. Voila!
A little background…
You’d probably like a bit more of a proper introduction, eh?
I’m a Midwestern girl who’s done the bright lights and big city of NYC (yes, i was there on 9/11. right there.) and has come back to her roots to settle down and start a family. I have an amazingly wonderful husband, 2 beautiful daughters, the cutest son you’ll ever know, a family that loves me no matter what, and the best group of friends ever. I’m now a Badger for life, and I love, love, love to have fun. Laughter is my favorite medicine.
Being a mom is more incredible than I ever dreamed possible, and I am surprisingly loving every second of it. When Della was born Ryan and I both worked full time, so we had to deal with the parental guilt of sending our baby girl to daycare. We grew to love the place, however, and became happy with all the instruction and interaction she received there.
That all changed on July 31, 2012. I lost my job and became a full-time stay-at-home mom overnight. Lana arrived in October of that year, so a whole new dimension was added to the game. I’ll admit, there were