What Motherhood Has Taught Me….

A mom shares lessons learned as she juggles her family and career….


August 2015

Six Word Story Challenge….

Six Word Story Challenge courtesy of Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Today's Prompt - Regret If only she cried, he might've..... To those that read this please feel free to write an ending....I would love to see how you would finish this!

Recognition for those who have recognized my blog…

I have been a little behind in my blogging as of recent, due in part to the craziness of my life, but I did want to give a shout out to those who have recognized my blog and had the... Continue Reading →

Some days….

Some days I just want to let out a scream of frustration at the lack of cooperation I get from my kids. But then I think that a temper tantrum at my age is highly frowned upon and might land... Continue Reading →

I swear I just cleaned my house….

   Every night before I head to bed I clean my house.  There is something both therapeutic and OCD about my evening ritual; however truth be told, I just can't sleep knowing that there is a mess lurking downstairs.  While... Continue Reading →

Today I was your wife….

Today I wasn't the nurse but rather the wife, who took the phone call from you saying that something was wrong and you were going to the emergency room.  Today I felt my heart stop, when you, usually so disinterested... Continue Reading →

A lie by omission is still a lie…..

As a mom lately I have been coming up short in many areas.  I have been short on patience, short on time, and short on enthusiasm.  I am not sure what it is with my boys.  Maybe it's the end... Continue Reading →

Falling short and falling apart.

If only for a moment we could undue our mistakes, atone for our omissions, and seek true forgiveness and understanding for how we rationalized our actions.  Then maybe, just maybe we could find some peace amongst the voices in our... Continue Reading →

The participation trophy issue…..A mom speaks out….

   As parents we all want the best for our children.  We want them to try their best and as we encourage their efforts.  We want them to be successful and well-rounded.  We want them to have a sense of... Continue Reading →

I’d rather be a guest…..

Growing up I couldn't wait to have a home of my own so that I could host family dinners, parties and holiday events.  It all seemed so elegant and glamorous to have people gathered together socializing, laughing, and having a... Continue Reading →

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