Category : Things You Won’t Find In Parenting Books

love

I love my kids more than anything in the world. They’re cute and funny and smart and amazing. It’s just that sometimes, I love them even more from a distance. For example, when we’re at the park and I’m sitting on a bench at one end and they’re playing waaayyyy at the other end completely engrossed in swinging or sliding or climbing …

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perspective

Today, I’m going to take a little break from my normal fair. Don’t get me wrong, my kids still drive me nuts. They’re kids, so it’s kind of in their job description, and I will no doubt pay them back ten-fold by driving them nuts when they get older. But that’s not what this post is about. I’m sure by this point, …

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There are many, many things you never hear about Motherhood before you become a parent, and there is a very good reason for this – propagation of the human race. If mothers were completely honest with their daughters and friends were completely honest with their friends, all humanity would slowly but surely cease to exist. Women everywhere would stop having …

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If you have read my blog before, you know that I normally like to post funny, sarcastic Mom humor, but with the recent events in Paris fresh on my mind, this is going to be a serious one. As a young woman, trying to comprehend the magnitude of what happened on September 11, 2001 was heart-wrenching. Now as a slightly …

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Who doesn’t love being jolted awake in the middle of the night? Me. I don’t love being jolted awake in the middle of the night. But as a parent, it comes with the territory. In your years as a Mom, you will be awakened suddenly at any given time of night by obvious things, like the sound of your child crying, from …

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When you become a Mom, you quickly learn that “everything” is all the time and “nothing” is never. If you’re a Mom, I feel like you don’t need more of an explanation than that, but here I go anyway. There is never “no laundry” Laundry is all the time. I’m not entirely sure what the ratio of clean laundry baskets to dirty laundry …

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