Tag : parenting

Written on Aug, 22, 2017 by in , | 1 Comment.
please come back

Dear School Year, Please come back! I know what I said before, but I swear I didn’t mean any of it! I wasn’t in my right mind! I was in a stupor from chaperoning too many field trips, and I didn’t know what I was saying. Please, please come back! I don’t know if I can take any more of the arguing, the …

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Written on Aug, 07, 2017 by in , , , | 2 Comments.
school supplies

It’s that time of year again – School Supply Shopping Time! It’s also the time of year we start to see a lot of posts on social media from teachers, advocating for parents to buy things on their lists of school supplies, and from parents, complaining about having to buy things from the lists of school supplies. It makes me …

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cruise director

Good morning, boys and girls, and welcome! This is your mother speaking. It has come to my attention that many of you have fallen under the impression that I am here to be your personal cruise director, while in reality, I am your mother.   As your mother, my primary purpose is to keep you alive, feed you, clothe you, …

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inner struggle

When you become a Mother, your life becomes one continuous inner struggle. The day I brought my first child home from the hospital, I found my mind constantly being pulled in two directions, which I suppose I should have seen coming. I knew for nine months that I would be caring for another human life in addition to my own; it’s …

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Written on Apr, 25, 2017 by in | 2 Comments.
adult

When you become a parent, your transition to becoming a full-fledged adult speeds up a quite a bit. But whether you have children or not, by the time you hit your mid-thirties (at the latest) there are certain things you may find yourself doing that will make you realize you have officially arrived in adulthood, and you are here to …

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Written on Mar, 29, 2017 by in | 6 Comments.
dishes

Keeping a house clean when you have children is no small feat. Of all the things I have to do to keep my house clean, washing the dishes is one of my least favorite. Next to laundry, of course. And sweeping, and cleaning the bathroom, and vacuuming. And we can’t forget dusting. Ugh, dusting is the WORST! Anyway, today we …

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Written on Aug, 04, 2016 by in , | 1 Comment.

Caring about things in life is obviously very important. But as I get older, I find that the list of things I don’t care about grows with each passing year. Well, maybe that’s not fair to say. It’s more like the list of things I used to care about is slowly being replaced with new things to care about, like paying bills …

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