A True Mom Day

I haven’t had one in a long time.  A day for just me, that I can do whatever I want to just have a day to say that I can do whatever I want, but maybe not do anything at all.  I didn’t know it was going to happen because my husband’s original plan was … More A True Mom Day

Why I can never be a SAHM (and why I give them SOOOO much credit)

I have been home with the kids for the past week and half.  And we have all of August together.  Believe me, I am so thankful that my job allows this to happen, because otherwise, I don’t know how we could afford childcare for this time frame.  But believe me, it only solidifies why I … More Why I can never be a SAHM (and why I give them SOOOO much credit)

I am completely honest with my kids about how I don’t want to “mom” today.

EVERYONE has those days.  There isn’t one parent out there who can say that every single day, 24/7, that they want to be a mom or dad all the time.  You get frustrated, or you’re tired, or fed up, or everything, or you just can’t do it for no reason at all.  But does anyone … More I am completely honest with my kids about how I don’t want to “mom” today.

Freeze time

I wanted to freeze time today.  I stood on our deck in the backyard, overlooking my two littles playing with their swing set.  They were on their bellies, running and jumping on their swings, screaming at each other the sweet nothings of childhood.  It was truly a moment.  They are truly little buddies, but I … More Freeze time