While I still wish for the simple days of all of us together under one roof, the reality is different.
A few days ago, we were grocery shopping and my daughter uttered, "Mommy I have to pee." My brain went numb.
Our road has been unconventional, eclectic and filled with imperfections.
You have probably already made your list of New Year's resolutions but here is a list 10 things you should leave behind for the new year.
"What did she throw at the Mouse King?" Her shoe. "How is she going to get her shoe back? She is going to be so sad if she lost her shoe."
The stockings were not hung by the chimney or anywhere,
And the elf on the shelf was neither here nor there.
We know the gifts for your kids are at the top of your list but let's not forget that moms deserve a few gifts under the tree too.
Tip #2. You don't have to worry if your LO doesn't eat everything on their plate at every meal.
I realize now, in this moment doing laundry, that what I really wish I could tell my young mom self is this: it is all worth it.
There is no right way to parent.
My secret to at least occasionally seeming like I do have my act together was a game changer for me and for my family!
One moment telling me, “You’re the best mom!” Then with the swing of the neck,” ’You’re a nuisance mom!”
I can get through this. I need to find a way.
Technology who art so relaxing, when you are on there is not a sound.You make it so my kids aren't so taxing. What would I do without you around?
The innate need to share the most mundane to complex aspects of life has almost become instinctual.
I just need to feel in control of my time.
How much of the divorce experience can be summed up like a Maya Angelou quote?
There are three key things I want you to remember as you and your kid embark on this college admissions process.
For me, yoga is fine as a hobby, workout, or way to get you back centered. The people who practice faithfully and can do those really advanced poses, I salute you.
With all the parenting advice out there, I know in my heart of hearts the number one thing that will make me a better parent is being PRESENT
2. Wrestler. Children have super human strength. Anyone that has ever tried to put an uncooperative toddler in a carseat knows this is absolutely true.
I strolled into Home Depot with my three year old in his stroller and a crumpled up piece of paper with some green scribble on it.
Growing up we had chats daily and weekly about school and whatever else was on my mind. I want to have that for my children too.
We may be more civilized than we were in the days of burning witches at the stake...but we are still in the dark ages