This list is in no way comprehensive.
It’s at once a glorious and heinous place to be.
This week I tried really hard to “go with the flow.” Emphasis on the word “TRIED.”
I baked the cake according to package directions, stuck a knife in just to be sure it was done, let it cool while I did dishes for a couple of hours (broken dishwasher) and began to frost the cake.
That’s when all hell broke loose.
What if you had no birth experience at all?
Before I had kids I spent a lot of effort making Sundays special. All that changed when I had kids.
It was a hard week. Who am I kidding. It’s ALWAYS a hard week. Every single week. 100% of them. All 52 of the year. Every year.
Now that I’m here in the thick of the stay-at-home-mom life (for the past 17 years and counting), I can honestly say I have mixed feelings about it.
If I had to venture a guess, I’d say you’ve probably got some picky eaters in your house. How do I know? Because I’ve got five of them. And they are almost never willing to eat the same thing at the same time. Every day is a demoralizing back-and-forth wherein my kids start asking probing […]
When I first got married I wanted kids right away. And I wanted 15 of them. I love kids and I love big families. 15 seemed both outrageous and theoretically possible. Biologically, anyway. Plus, that was more than I’d ever heard of and I wanted to beat everyone. I don’t know why. Probably because I […]