It’s been ten years. Yes, I am proud of how far we’ve come, but I’m also frightened. There is so much that has changed that I never knew it would, or could, for both positive and negative. We are an amazing parental unit. We support each other, in discipline and otherwise, and we are usually … More What happened to the marriage I thought I’d have
Seriously, why do we? No matter what it is, we always look back and think, what could have I done differently to prevent this? And 99.9% of the time, it’s nowhere near our fault. Looking back to an earlier post (Your cheatin’ heart), I mean related to this. Currently, I am with the close friend … More Why do we always blame ourselves?
As I sit in the airport, two hours early for my flight, I sit and drink a glass of wine. And while I sit, I have time to think. What’s that, you say? I haven’t the faintest idea. In our world nowadays, we are moving faster than we can think. There is more demands on … More What did I do with all my free time before kids?
I saw you, as you struggling to pay for your items or deal with your returns at the cashier and keep your child in the stroller happy. I saw you, as tried paying attention to both the employee and your daughter, as she screamed and screamed (your daughter, not the cashier). I watched for a … More To the mom in line at L.L. Bean, I see you.
Every now and again, there is something that makes you happy, makes you smile. You try to make those moments last forever. Many times, I find myself just looking wistfully at my kids, until they snap me out of it with a cute smile and a “what, momma?” It makes you happy to just look … More Wowed.
Here is why I won’t do any New Year’s resolutions ever again. The guilt. When I don’t achieve my goal, I feel let down. And when people ask me what I wanted to achieve and I can’t say, “I’m almost there!’ it makes it even worse. I know I am my own worst critic, and … More New Year’s Resolutions are for the birds
Last night, my husband and I were watching Catfish on MTV (yes, we have guilty pleasures). While watching, the woman who was revealed was definitely NOT the woman in the original pictures that were presented to the guy who was “in love” with her. The girl was definitely bigger, and I immediately felt bad for … More Does this make me look fat?
Do you see those posts about the moms who are like, don’t judge me until you have kids? Sort of like, you have no idea what it’s like when you become a parent. Or the ones who said, I thought I wouldn’t do that before kids and then I caved? Well, I’m not one of … More I said a lot of things before I became a parent, guess what? I stuck to them.
Have you ever wondered what being a supermom really looks like? The first picture that comes to mind is a mom, with curlers in her hair, holding an infant or toddler in one arm, while vacuuming with the other, dressed for success, with several other children milling about, with dinner on stove. That’s what I … More SuperMom
I found out firsthand today what I DON’T want my kids to do ever. We were getting ready to leave from my older two kids’ one-of-umpteen amounts of practices/after school activities aka parent personal hell, and per usual, my middle kid was being particularly pokey about putting their shoes on to go. So of course, … More Parents, don’t let your kids grow up to be assholes