Our home in a word for 2018- chaos!  All kinds of chaos.  Some is good- two crazy boys running around, coloring on any surface (appropriate or not).  Some is bad- school starts in 15 minutes and we have no...
Dear Medela In Style® Advanced, Thank you for your service over the past four and a half years. I have been breastfeeding for 44 months. This means that for 44 months I have fed my babies with my body....
I woke up today in a bad mood. No, not bad - mad. I woke up mad. It became obvious that I wasn't taking care of myself.  Let me give you some background information. Right now we are building our home...
Recently, I found myself in this place that you may recognize.  I had three full-time gigs: my day job, my mom job, and my “other duties as assigned” job.  I was always busy, volunteering for everything that was thrown...
If you’re a parent reading this I have no doubt you’re all too familiar with the overwhelming feeling of burnout. This past summer I found myself way beyond burned-out. Here’s how I was able to break my cycle of...
"I wish I had autism" That's what my innocent, almost seven-year-old daughter told me when her sibling, my son, was newly diagnosed. My heart shattered again. What on Earth was I doing with my life?? The guilt was eating me...
What am I losing if I "abandon" my role as a stay-at-home-mom? Am I going to miss out on all the post-nap snuggles from my baby during her last year before kindergarten? What if my husband needs more help...
Okay, in all fairness, this should actually be titled “Friendship as an Adult is HARD.”  Of course, this is a parenting resource, so I'm going to talk specifically on making mom friends - because they seem so elusive, right?...
World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every August 1st-7th in 120 countries around the world to bring awareness and encourage breastfeeding for babies and moms!  The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) heads up this annual campaign with the goal of...
Big news. I made it through my first day of potty training! And I think it went okay. Phew.  (However, I know that I've only just begun, and I'm terrified of what's to come.) Based on the recommendations of many, many...
I love cooking. I come from a large family and showing love through food is something that we do. What I don't love is all the prep that is involved to get dinner on the table, particularly when we're...
Every Saturday I get a recess from the stay-at-home-mom life and work at the golf course.  I drive the beverage cart. A job I loved prior to kids in our first year of marriage. You meet a lot of...
My husband travels. Not in the fun tropical, relaxing way.  In a way that affects our family. I am not talking a couple days here and there... I am talking FULL TIME. Sometimes he will leave on a Sunday evening...
Usually when I feel myself losing my schmidt as a mom, it's because both kids are pushing me to the brink in a very methodical but lightning fast way. Things were going great two, maybe three minutes before and then the...

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