I knew parenting was somewhat of a circus but I’ve come to realize that as Mom; I’m right in the middle of the crazy-ass spectacle. I’m high above the crowd, walking the tight rope between being “Overly Selfish Mom” (where my desire to hole up in my room and binge watch Real Housewives of Wherever-The-Hell… Continue reading The Motherhood Tight Rope
It’s easy to notice when someone else complains a lot. I bet as you read the previous sentence, you conjured up a picture in your mind of a friend, family member, in-law or even one of your children that fits that description. How does it make you feel when you are interacting with your… Continue reading My Complaining Diet
I recently read the book The Second Journey from Joan Anderson. She is in her 60’s, with adult sons and grandkids, a husband and a second career as an author. Reading her book, taking in her perspective on her life, was moving in so many ways. Especially so since her family make up… Continue reading Advice From Your Future Self
There used to be a radio personality that would introduce herself as “her kids’ mom”, like that was the only “title” that mattered to say. I remember hearing that and thinking to myself, how cool is that? She must be so proud of her kids and she has got to be an amazing mom. This… Continue reading I’m More Than My Kids’ Mom
Do you have a full schedule but not a full heart? Rob Bell asks this question in his book titled: How to Be Here. In this day and age of parenting, I feel we stay-at-home-moms put a lot of pressure on ourselves to somehow ensure that our kid’s time is filled with stimulating, educational experiences… Continue reading Full Schedule– Full Heart?
That’s an interesting question… And the answer is tied to your thoughts about motherhood. Are your thoughts about raising kids, especially as a Stay At Home Mom (SAHM), like these? It is my job as Mom: • to ensure my kids experience happiness and positive outcomes • to provide, encourage and support their success while… Continue reading Motherhood: a JOB or a RELATIONSHIP?