I want to bring villages back. I want mothers to know that it is okay if you are not okay. I want people to know that we do not all feel the same way as someone else in the same situation because we are all different. Most of all, I don't want others to be like me, to be so broken and alone and not know who or where to go to for help.
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Guess what? Friday, September 9 is National Teddy Bear Day. As someone who loves teddy bears, I got super excited to find out that Build a Bear offers two of its bears for $5 for that day! Homeschool Field Trip!!! With each purchase of these bears, Build A Bear will donate a furry friend to … Continue reading Let’s Go to Build A Bear on National Teddy Bear Day!
Make a grocery list, and stick to your list. Whether you go to Aldi, Walmart, Target, Giant, Costco, or any other place, you will blow your budget if you do not stick to your list. Do not get into the mindset of overbuying because you may end up with a pantry of unused food. Do not get into the mindset of, "Well this is on sale...I just got to get it!" You will overspend. If you are going somewhere that sells things other than food, put the other merchandise you need on your list. If it is not on the list, don't buy it.
After a nice relaxing time having coffee with friends, I come home to Crankles waking up from her nap. Her dad brings her down to me to nurse, and immediately I smell poop. My husband lacks a sense of smell, so he didn't know. Then I realize she smells pretty fragrant with it, which is … Continue reading What is it with kids and poop?
Putting too much into our schedules does not do us any good, but it is not great for our kids either. Happy mommies homeschool better. We are more cheerful, and our kids benefit from having all of us instead of burned out versions of us.
As mamas, we beat ourselves up so much about the job we do as parents. We let society, family members, and the people around us tell us how we are screwing it all up and let us know that we are all just horrible at what we are doing. That is when we need to find our tribe. We need to find those people that are not only honest with themselves, but honest about themselves with others.