What I Shouldn’t Enjoy as a Mom – But 100% Do

There's a lot to kvetch about as a parent, isn't there? Many blogs (umm, this one included) poke fun of or just outright complain about everything from diaper explosions to sibling rivalry. Of course, other blogs exclusively extol their parenting bliss until the reader herself has unicorns sprouting from her eyeballs. I actually enjoy both … Continue reading What I Shouldn’t Enjoy as a Mom – But 100% Do

Do All Grandmothers Think They’re Fairy Godmothers?…

... Because my kids' grandmothers sure think that! They appear out of nowhere bearing gifts for every occasion - or no occasion at all. Those gifts are things you'd never dream of giving your kids - literally, I would never, ever consider giving my kids what these grandmothers sometimes choose (eg, extra-loud dress up heels). … Continue reading Do All Grandmothers Think They’re Fairy Godmothers?…

Sweet Memories Friday: Getting Through the Tough Times of Motherhood

If I had a dime for every time I've heard, "This too shall pass," I'd be able to buy the entire menu at Starbucks - venti size. Yeah, yeah, yeah - I'm sure it will pass, but I and every other mom think, "Not fast enough!" when going through a really rough patch: ... a … Continue reading Sweet Memories Friday: Getting Through the Tough Times of Motherhood