I am scared to let my children play outside alone. They are 6 and almost 4. At an age that if they are in the back playing, I feel comfortable with them outside alone. But I am scared. I have always felt this way. I am scared to leave them alone unattended for anything. To … More I am scared to let my children play outside alone (and it’s not what you think)
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
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