For one too many times this summer on social media, I have seen the whole "We only have 18 summers" bit on memes and stuff. At first, I was like, yes, we need to cherish our time with our kids. Goodness knows, I am very aware of how short that time is. I have a… Continue reading Why this “18 Summers” nonsense has to go
None of us are perfect, and we all end up running on empty or losing our shit now and then. However, it is imperative to find ways to get back on track, to make us happy, to find balance, to move forward. Motherhood is not easy, and we are all doing the best we can
It is then that I need to remember that this stage is so short. She will not be like this forever. The world is so new to her still. She just wants to explore. She wants to see this beauty that I take for granted. She wants to see "treasures" and imagine that they are something super cool instead of the milk cap I see.
I am not one who really likes the holidays, but this Christmas I am so thankful for the gifts that I have been given. Life is not perfect, and the past few chapters of it have not turned out the way I wished. However, tonight when I looked at the little cherubs surrounding me, I am reminded that my cup most certainly runneth over.
Why it's important to be gentle to ourselves and realize we don't have to be Supermom
My husband and I recently started trying to conceive again. As you may remember, I suffered a miscarriage last winter at 3 months. I wasn't sure that I wanted to try again so soon, even though I was told that the first six months are the most fertile. The experience zapped my confidence. It robbed… Continue reading The Great Beyond
I am not SuperMommy. I have a lot of people who seem to think I am, but honestly, I do struggle getting everything done sometimes, especially lately. As most of my readers and friends know, I was sick for a few months this year. I am doing better, but I am still not running at… Continue reading Can I tell you a secret?
Okay, so in honor of Mother's Day, I thought I would do a 7 things Mother's Day edition. Since one of my niece's Facebook posts just reminded me of some of the not so great things, I thought I would post the good and the bad. I mean this as a totally light-hearted post. I… Continue reading Mother's Day 7 things