“I’ve read a couple of articles lately admonishing parents not to tell little white lies in front of their kids, for fear that they will learn that lying is acceptable. I not only tell some falsehoods in front of my kids, but I also teach them that it’s OK if they have to do it […]
I don’t know about you, but I have a hard time coming up with dinner ideas night after night.
I wrote about the things I simply HAVE to do every day, and the things I simply HATE to do every day. Now here are the things I simply REFUSE to do every day.
Parenting. We love it but we hate it. It’s impossible but we wouldn’t give it up for the world. We miss them being little but we are so glad they can wipe their own butts.
This list is in no way comprehensive.
“How did that happen?!” I whisper because we are still in church.
“It fell in.”
Oh OK then, that explains it…
Self care. It’s a weird phrase. It sounds a little selfish or narcissistic to be throwing around a phrase like that all the time, but it’s something I’m developing a deep belief in. Self care is essential for everyone, especially moms. My whole life I looked forward to being a mom. But when I got […]
I love love love babies and kids and have always wanted to be a mother.
Evenings when the hubby is gone at meetings are so hard and make the long days even longer. Sometimes you just have to say “To heck!” with all your mommy ideals, let go of the guilt, and go into survival mode so you don’t lose your mind trying to hold down the fort on your own.
Today* I was feeding my 3 month old baby a bottle. He was hungry, and he was downing it. But I stopped him halfway through to burp him because he has a tendency to get gassy. Like, screaming in pain, gassy. And he spits up so much we’re worried that he doesn’t get any nutrition. […]