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It’s Either This or Therapy

It’s been almost a year since I last wrote anything. And it’s not from lack of ideas, inspiration or even lack of time, but rather an innate desire to live, just live the moment, unexamined and raw. 580 more words

Being 30

Taming the Wild Beast that is Mom Guilt.


We’ve all felt it at some point. You took that last bite of food even when your pants begged you to stop. You told someone ‘no’ knowing you could have said ‘yes’.  809 more words


The Parenting Magazine Crisis

New Mom + Parenting Magazine Subscription = Monthly Mom Crisis.

When I was that fresh, idealistic young mom with that first chubby cheeked babe, I had big, big plans to get it all right. 764 more words

Thoughts From My Quiet Time

I want to be THAT mom

I have a crippling fear that I’m not doing this parenting thing right. For every 90% that I do well, I focus on the 10% that went wrong. 788 more words


Worst Mom Guilt - Monday Morning Confession

My ex and I split when my boys were 10 months, 2 years, and 5 years old. My marriage went from the “happily ever after” part of the fairy tale to the epic battle part. 685 more words


I Want to Give You Permission to Be Mad at Your Kids

There’s this form of mom bullying that’s impossible to be angry at. It’s the hug-your-kids-a-little-tighter-because-I-can’t one.

I’ve done an experiment over this past summer and fall. 471 more words

Something To Think About

Not Enough Mom-Me Time Anymore

So, parenting is supposed to get easier as the kids grow up right? Nope, I wouldn’t say so.  We tell a new mom to sleep when the baby sleeps and people rally around to give the parents a much needed break.   500 more words