I’m the last person I ever thought would be writing about how I keep my house clean. Because it wasn’t clean. It was a disaster for decades. But lately, after having a messy house for so long, I’ve been able to keep my house clean and I’m pleasantly surprised at how possible it’s been and how good it feels.
It was the last day of summer break and I wanted to do something with my kids. I wanted to give them some undivided attention. Something to break up the monotony of being on their screens all day.
I love the little buggers even though they mostly drive me nuts. I often look at them and am in awe of their amazingness. The more they grow up the more I”m impressed with what they’ve learned, who they’re becoming, and how responsible and kind they are. I love them more than life itself. Therefore I want them never to suffer. Ever. At all. But that’s impossible.
Back-to-school shopping. It’s at once exciting and terrifying. And for the same reason.
I know little kids shouldn’t have any screen time at all. But I stand by this statement.
I thought I knew what motherhood was like before having kids. I thought I knew what was in store for me. I absolutely did not.
My sister recently became pregnant for the first time (Yay!!!) and asked me expectantly for a list of books I read to get ready for the baby when I was pregnant. She’s eager for any information I can give her. The problem is that there is a wealth of information out there, not all of […]
These last two weeks have been the worst weeks of my entire life. Yes, I’m being vague. No, I’m not going to tell you what’s been going on. It’s personal and private and It’s going to stay that way. BUT, suffice it to say I had literally NOTHING to give to my kids this past couple of weeks.
These kid-friendly dinner recipes may not all be the cheapest or quickest meals in my repertoire (although they aren’t that difficult either, because you know I ain’t fancy OR ambitious). But they are the meals my kids beg me for every week.
If camping alone is hard work, why go camping with kids?
Because it’s fun!