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Category: Parenting

A Good Mom

A Good Mom

What constitutes being a good mom? Chores Lately I’€ve been writing about the endless chores and having no time and lack of sleep. For some reason I feel the need to make it clear that I have no issues with doing the menial tasks presented […]

Drowning

Drowning

Drowning It’€s the only way I can describe the feeling everyday. I feel like I’€m drowning and sinking to the bottom. I can’€t get my head above water. That everyone around me has mastered this ‘€being a mother’€ thing as I’€m struggling. It’s not that […]

Kids say the darndest things

Kids say the darndest things

Sometimes when I’m up to my neck in puke, poopy diapers, and other forms of bodily fluids and human waste, my toddler will say something funny or clever enough to make me relax and laugh again. Here are some classics of what kids say: What […]

Being Called Beautiful

Being Called Beautiful

There is nothing wrong with being called beautiful except when you’re not being called beautiful. Calling Your Child Beautiful I know a lot of parents out there try not to comment on their daughters’ appearances so they don’t only value their looks. That’s great. Because […]

My Husband Helps With The Kids At Night

My Husband Helps With The Kids At Night

When my husband helps with the kids at night (putting them to bed, taking them back to bed if they wake up in the middle of the night, checking for monsters, reading bedtime stories or singing them to sleep) I’m met with amazement or a […]

Better Things To Do

Better Things To Do

I’ve heard this said many times throughout my life, either to me or referring to someone/something else. It’s logic that people apply to situations so they don’t feel bad about themselves. Or it’s to belittle someone with. Someone told me that anyone can draw a […]

A Vicious Cycle

A Vicious Cycle

The first few months after my second baby, I thought I was doing great. Because she slept all night. My toddler also slept all night. Every night, for months, everyone was sleeping 8+ hours long. We woke up refreshed, energetic, ready to start the day. […]

Mediocrity

Mediocrity

I’m 34 years old. I have a husband, two kids, and live in the suburbs. I am a stay at home mom. Not Working I used to have a job all the way up until 2009. Then we moved to San Diego. Shortly after, I […]