Tag Archives: Parenting

What a Mom REALLY Wants for Mother’s Day

What Moms REALLY Want for Mother's Day

If there are children in the home, there’s a pretty good chance that there’s one thing that tops everything else on mom’s Mother’s Day wishlist: TIME. ALONE.  Nope, not even with you, hubby. And not at home, where there’s laundry to do and lunches and suppers to make and endless To-Do lists that never get tackled when other people are at ... Read More »

Striking a Balance in Life – Something’s Gotta Give

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I have a really hard time fitting everything into a day. There are so many things that I want to do, so many things that I need to do. There are the regular immediate household needs, like loading and unloading the dishwashers, clearing off the counter tops, tossing a load of laundry into the washer or dryer, and sweeping the crumbs ... Read More »

Where’s the Mute Button?

Mute Button

Two days ago as I was cleaning up the basement, I ran upstairs, puked in the bathroom, and then proceeded to spend the rest of the day half passed out on the couch, binge-watching The Paradise on Netflix as my children used my weakened body as a jungle gym. Right on the heels of that was the cold. It started ... Read More »

Mothers, Teach Your Children {The Golden Rule of Babysitters}

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I’m going to just come right out and say that I was an amazing babysitter. I’m not just saying that – I really was genuinely awesome. Families fought over me for New Years.  They paid me to come to weddings & sit in hotel rooms to watch TV & monitor the napping baby.  They bestowed upon me one of their ... Read More »