Today, I was the mean mom for countless reasons. And tonight, I feel like a terrible mom because I always hate seeing my kid's face melt into sad tears, whether fake or real, when she is upset.
There are attributes I applaud from each of you, and aspire to be, and yet, I celebrate being uniquely myself because I am a mom, a woman, an example.
Having a two year old feels like I'm living real-time in a "No, David" book sometimes. You know those books, where David gets into a ton of trouble, but at the end of the day, he loves his mom and his mom can't help but wrap him in a big hug. Yea, that's my kid;… Continue reading I’m Glad You are Two
I left the library today with sweat rolling off of me. I juggled a squirmy toddler and a bag of books, while trying to avoid rain puddles and utter embarrassment. We made a trip to the library today, and what I thought would be a fun experience was not. The play area was overly crowded… Continue reading Toddlers are SO Embarrassing, but are SO Worth It!
Today, I didn't like my family. Today, I needed a break. Today, I let anxiety win.
#MomBoss has become a huge following and yet, many of us feel like we can't live up to those standards. We are pulled in so many different directions that we feel drained and pulled thin, not reaching the Pinterest perfectionism of womanhood. The phrase has often come out of my mouth of being just a stay-at-home mom. Why does it have to be played down like that? As women, we should roar in the face of motherhood.
This morning I woke up and was ready to go back to sleep. I had a migraine that lingered over my right eye all day, and this morning, made it hard for that eye to focus. But, I'm a mom, so going back to bed was out of the question. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com… Continue reading The Itinerary of Parenthood
I'm a bit of a pushover. Nine times out of ten I don't say no, as that little hand reaches for mine. And, as long ad it keeps reaching, I won't say no.
Don't you just hate when things don't go as planned? That's how my week started off. I had big plans to get the house cleaned and organized (exciting, I know), but...a lovely virus hit our household. So, instead of cleaning, I've cuddled. I can assure you though, there are no complaints. I've been trying to… Continue reading How to Stay Sane on Sick Days