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

The top reasons why I would never go back to college

I do remember them fondly, my college years.  A mix of alcohol-induced dance sessions, running to get to class, hurried food runs to a dismal dining common, and stressing out over classwork, my college years were a good time.  Honest.  I made a few lasting friendships (one is now my youngest’s godmother), decided on my … More The top reasons why I would never go back to college

Playing favorites

You know the feeling.  You get super annoyed by the little things they keep doing or the noises they make, and it appears they do it all the time.  Does it seem like it’s the same one?  Does it seem like you are more likely to be annoyed by one than the other?  Then you … More Playing favorites