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What Motherhood Has Taught Me….

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

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We got puppies… we are nuts…

My daughter has been begging both my husband and me for either a puppy or a baby sister.  My answer to this has been an emphatic "NO."  First of all, as it pertains to the "baby sister" request, my child... Continue Reading →

My children are my joy…

Sure there are times I yell, freak out, and lose my shit on my kids - who doesn't.  But underneath it all, my kids are my joy.  Their smiles light up my world, their innocence restores my faith in humanity,... Continue Reading →

Making Time for Me…

Today was all planned out... I was going to drop my daughter off at pre-K and then head to the gym and do my workout.  Then I planned on hitting the park and doing a few miles (walking) on the... Continue Reading →

Time to Share the Workload – Hello Mr. Mom

Do I stay up late and enjoy the peace and quiet or do I go to bed and, if I'm lucky get a solid 6 hours of sleep.... Hmm it's such a hard choice.  The same can be said for... Continue Reading →

I’m a mom who says “Fuck”…

I didn't start out wanting to curse - it just sorta happened over time.  Little things became bigger things and as parental frustrations accumulated and I found myself uttering under my breath variations of the "F" word or "F" word... Continue Reading →

Mommy’s Pet Peeves….

As moms we all have them.... Pet Peeves... I thought I'd share a few of mine.... My kids drawers looking like disasters literally hours after I just refolded and NEATLY put away all of their clothes.  Apparently it's quite an undertaking... Continue Reading →

Never Forget: It’s Important that my Children know the Significance of Today

I will never forget where I was and what I was doing 17 years ago today.  I will never forget the emotion, the horror, and the overwhelming sense of helplessness I felt as I watched the events of that day... Continue Reading →

Bring on the Wine – it’s Homework Time Again….

The bane of my existence from September to June - homework time.  Just asking my kids if they have homework can bring on a wide range of emotionally charged responses and unsolicited meltdowns.  As if I, the woman who has... Continue Reading →

The morales of both motherhood and being a wife….

Life is not without it's lessons - the hard ones, the funny ones, the annoying ones, etc.  Every time I turn around it seems as if I am learning something, as both motherhood and being a wife is fraught with... Continue Reading →

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