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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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They’re Testing My Patience….Every Single Day…

As a parent I know it's important to be patient, to have patience, and to demonstrate patience.  However, that is a near to impossible undertaking, at least in my household.  Take for instance any simple request, like "Please brush your... Continue Reading →

The Scheduling Explosion…

So baseball season has begun for my boys which means 2 different teams, 2 different practice schedules, and two different game schedules.  Factor this on top my daughter's gymnastics schedule, my work schedule, some additional work responsibilities I just took... Continue Reading →

Trying to pare it down in 2019

In a world of surplus and excessiveness I am trying to take on a more simplistic approach when it comes to running my household.  That is, I am trying to buy only what I need when I need it.  I... Continue Reading →

Things I Continue to Learn as a Mom…

Breakfast time is a joke... When you don't make your children breakfast they will whine and complain about how hungry they are, how they hate cereal, and how they are still hungry even after eating two full bowls (of the cereal... Continue Reading →

Points to Ponder…

I do a lot of wondering, both as a mother, a woman, and a human being.  Often I wonder if what I am thinking is being thought by others.  Like the following... Why do people insist on taking selfies in... Continue Reading →

Doing for Me…

As a mom it's so important to make time for yourself.  This can be a near to impossible feat for so many obvious reasons, BUT it is vital to your survival, your identity, and your sanity. I vowed that 2019... Continue Reading →

Bullying 5.0

I have written about this topic on many occasions.  It is one that I am passionate about because my own child was a victim of such cruelty.  While his situation thankfully seems to have improved, for many children, their situations... Continue Reading →

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 →

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