Tag: Motherhood

Anxiety Makes Me Selfish

Anxiety Makes Me Selfish

Whether it be sitting alone at a party, or being with a group of friends, it wouldn’t matter in my anxious mind. Even though in one situation I am alone, and the other I am surrounded by friends, the truth is, I feel alone in…

A Hilariously Real Day in the Life of a SAHM

A Hilariously Real Day in the Life of a SAHM

Act 1: Good Morning Beautiful Blessed Day… 7:15 am- The sun arises with a glorious glow. The natural light filters through the sheer curtains, bringing reality in slowly, peacefully, caressing my beautifully refreshed face as if I am truly blessed by God himself in that…

This is Me – Unapologetically

This is Me – Unapologetically

I feel like all women, and maybe even some men can relate to the feelings of inadequacy that they eventually encounter when it comes to their looks. I mean, you’d have to be a slug living under a rock (or maybe just never go on…

Wanted: Second Mom for My Kids, for When They Just Need Someone Else

Wanted: Second Mom for My Kids, for When They Just Need Someone Else

Dear Potential Second Mom, Let me tell you a little about my background. When I was a growing and hateful teenager, my life was probably saved at least a few times by two angel women. I don’t mean that these women literally saved my life;…

Hey Moms, Here’s Why You are Not a Failure Even When You Get it Wrong

Hey Moms, Here’s Why You are Not a Failure Even When You Get it Wrong

You’re an amazing mom, but if you’re like me, I bet that sometimes you feel like a failure. Did you scream at your kids today because you are sick and tired of seeing more toys and clothes on your kitchen counter tops than food and…

Ditch the Mom Guilt, Love your kids well, then go out with your friends!

Ditch the Mom Guilt, Love your kids well, then go out with your friends!

We get our kids for all of 18 years, if we’re lucky. That’s 18 birthdays, 18 Valentine’s Day parties, 18 summers at the pool, and countless days, good times, bad times, and bedtimes in between. Everything in our culture today tells moms: Spend as much…

To the Mom in the Cafe With the Rambunctious Little Boy

To the Mom in the Cafe With the Rambunctious Little Boy

To the mom in the cafe with the rambunctious little boy, thank you for apologizing, but you’re fine. I don’t mind him! He brings me back to my own kids.

This is What Supporting Another Mom Looks Like

This is What Supporting Another Mom Looks Like

Raising kids is no easy job. As much as I used to think it was not easy to be a kid, I’ve realized that it is even harder being a mom! I love being a mom and supporting my kids! But there are some days…

What My Kids Taught Me About Being the Perfect Mom

What My Kids Taught Me About Being the Perfect Mom

Has having kids humbled you like it has me? I swear, just when you feel like you are on top of things, each child is moving in the general right direction and no one is hitting anyone else, a brand new problem arises and knocks…

Enjoying Moments with your Kids, Even when Life is Busy

Enjoying Moments with your Kids, Even when Life is Busy

I don’t know about you, but I have a hard time sitting still. I LOVE  to relax…but my idea of relaxing is going and doing something fun, cleaning the kitchen, or starting a blog! In other words, I don’t really relax very well- at least…