How does it go? “The children are all snuggled down in their bed…” Yeah. Well, now they are. But before that was screaming, yelling, kicking, and, yes, moments of sweetness. But some days I get to the full point, to the breaking point where I find myself not wanting to be mom anymore, at least… Continue reading Sometimes, I don’t want to be Mom.
I took the kids to an extended family birthday party last night. It was a good night to let them all run, because all my kids had brought their crazy to Friday. So, us adults are standing around watching the kids run, when one family member asks me what I’ve been up to. **Now, let… Continue reading On the Blog and into Real Life
Sometimes they are down right terrible. When number 2 is all excited to be dropped off at Sunday school at Grandma’s church but becomes confused because his preschool is also located here and then becomes upset, when he also realizes that you are leaving him there to go drop sister off at our Church. We… Continue reading Sundays are Tough
We’ve been dealing with a lot, then, to top it off, one of our two cats, the one who eagerly slips out the door every chance given, got hit in front of our home. So, we are nursing her on top of our other family strain. There is a wonderful lady that is helping me,… Continue reading Seeing myself through another’s eyes
My mom did it again, that thing she does, buy me a book or mention an article that highlights some flaw in my life. Oh yay! Let’s celebrate, there’s a book for that. No, but really, there is. When I was younger and more self-righteous, I would get my feelers hurt, and I would reject… Continue reading That Thing You Do
Let’s get real for a moment. We don’t always enjoy all of our children all of the time. Some of them are more difficult to deal with then others. It can be very easy to lavish praise and time on one child who responds the way you want them to and who is not prone… Continue reading Let’s get real