For some reason, the end of the year brings many memories flooding back. Maybe it’s the holidays. Maybe it’s reflecting on the past year. Maybe it’s in anticipation of what I would like to happen in the new year. But it occurs more frequently. Especially images and thoughts of my childhood. I had a good … More I hope they remember
It has been a week. Today a struggle for me to hold it together. Just irritated with everything. Stressful at work. Throw in some PMS, the hundredth meltdown for I don’t even know the reason, and two kids complaining about the food I made again for supper, I had it. I yelled. More than my … More Last night, I yelled
I don’t make my children share. Okay, let me explain. I do have them share. But I don’t make it a priority. I don’t insist that they must share. And disciplining them for not sharing is not longer a huge role. Now please let me give insight before you think of me as this horrible … More I Don’t Make My Kids Share
I have been back in the workforce for a year now. Gosh, it feels like I have been doing this for a lot longer and at times I feel like it was yesterday. I have been both a single stay at home mom and a single working full time mom. Both are hard. Both have … More I miss being a SAHM
Today is the day. You have been waiting for this. It is all you want to talk about. School. Kindergarten. We had your outfit already picked out. We bought all the school supplies. We visited your class room. It’s the big day! You are ready. I am ready. But last night, I held you a … More To my son as you start Kindergarten today
Kids say the darnedest things. I mean, having conversations with my kids is fun. Seeing how their little minds work. But have you ever said something to them and were like….um really, did I just say that? Did I really just have to say that out loud to my son?! Yes. Yes I did. I … More Did I just say that?!
My separation and divorce has taken a lot out of me. Sometimes I can’t describe what hell I have gone through. Yet, it has given me so much. It has brought about a life altering change in me. One of them is that it has make me a better mom. Crazy right?! But it’s true. … More Divorce has made me a better mother
Ah motherhood. It’s so grand. I have gone through many stages of what kind of mom I am. I was the arrogant mom (before I actually had kids), the know it all first time mom, the frazzled second time mom, and now I am just going by the seat of my pants mom. Growing up … More I am turning into my mother