Every time we go out in public we are a freak show.
I kid you not, we are the family that you can hear from across the store, the one that you avoid, the family where the kids are hitting each other and screaming, and yes…the family that is trying to moon the other customers.
There’s a reason I try and get our shopping done before 10am. Read More »
I hate Legos.
There I said it, I’m probably going to be kicked out of the mom club for admitting it.
Someone is going to take my minivan away, and I won’t be allowed at baseball practice anymore.
But it’s true, and it’s totally worth admitting “out loud”. Read More »
Parenthood has a way of knocking you on your butt… over an over again.
Just when you think you have the hang of it… you realize…
It’s a daily exercise in humility.Read More »
Yesterday I found myself telling someone “I’m “just” a mom”.
Just a mom?
I quickly brushed off my life as a mom like it was something to be ashamed of, like what I do could easily be done by another, or like it was somehow less than a job that pays. Read More »
I think admitting that the “Littles” stage of life is hard would be healthy for all of us.
I’ll be the first to admit that I’m drowning in my life.
Most days I’m just trying to keep my head above water, some days I succeed, and some days… I’m really glad we have early bedtime at our house. Read More »
I don’t enjoy taking my kids in public.
I know it sounds terrible.
I mean there are some public places I’m thrilled to take them: the park, Walmart, Costco, the library… you know places where people wear pajamas and there’s a 90% chance you’re going to run into another child having an epic meltdown.
I do NOT like taking them anywhere they need to be quiet.Read More »
I’m going to be honest, being a mom does not come naturally to me.
I sincerely hoped that I would be one of those moms that just “got it'”, but I’m totally not. Read More »