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
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
Not me. Not my marriage – just want to say. But it happened to someone close to me, twice, and I am still reeling from it on behalf of them, so I can’t even imagine what it has done to them over the years. Yes, I said years. This is a person close to me. … More Your cheatin’ heart
I have a newly found respect for the single moms out there. Yes, I have been with the three kids by myself for various times. But this has been the longest. Yes, my husband went away for a few days in the summer. But I was off from work, and the kids and I didn’t … More Single mothers of the world, I salute you
A friend of mine was sharing mom stories, as we always do. She shared a story with me that I really didn’t know how to respond. They had friends over. My friend’s daughter, we’ll call her D, was upstairs playing with the daughter of the other family, we’ll call that girl E. E is a … More What would you do?