So, there’s this “viral” post going around on social media about moms and self-care. It reads: Cleaning your house without kids is not a break. Showering is not a break. Grocery shopping alone is not a break. It’s chores and basic hygiene but mothers are supposed to be grateful to do these things that literally…… Continue reading Combating Mom Burnout And WHO To Blame
Hello Friends. How’s your week going, so far? Mine? Glad you asked! My two-year-old decided yesterday was a great day to scare the shit out of me! It was mid-morning. I had begun going about my daily routine of kicking toys and searching for dishes left throughout the house. Little Guy needed to brush his…… Continue reading Help! My Toddler Got Into The Medicine Cabinet!
It started today. Distance Learning. Courtesy of Rona. My third grader crushed it. The kid barely needed me. I found myself tiptoeing to his bedroom, where he sat at his desk completely enthralled in his new learning platform. I kept assuming that any minute he would call out for help, but instead, a floor board…… Continue reading Distance Learning, Toddler Terror, And The Comfort Of Saying ‘F’ It
So, tomorrow is the day all parents dream of over the summer… It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of year… BACK TO SCHOOL! Except this year… eh… it’s a little different. …Freaking Corona… So, tomorrow begins virtual classes. But only for the first three weeks. After that, we are allowed a hybrid schedule…… Continue reading Back To School…Kind Of…
I read a quote the other day. OK, it was a meme… But what it said actually resonated with me quite a bit. Seriously. Let that percolate in your brain for a minute. I have three kids. A hard-working husband. We have a lovely home in suburbia. We are the definition of middle-class. I, obviously,…… Continue reading Losing With Grace