Posts tagged "children"

I'm a good mom but I'm so freaking tired

I'm a good mom but I'm so freaking tired
I’m so tired. I mean really freaking tired. Exhausted. I haven’t slept since November of 2011. You know, when I got pregnant. For me, someone that loves sleep, that’s a really long time. Just ask my mom. When asked by my high school guidance counselor what my favorite hobby was, I told him sleep. True... Read more »

If I had to do it all over again, I still wouldn't be a stay at home mom

If I had to do it all over again, I still wouldn't be a stay at home mom
Now, before you get your panties in a wad or start sharing this post because you want to mommy bash all the stay at home moms, just stop. This isn’t that kind of post. This is about me. Just me. For the record, every stay at home mom or dad, is a freaking superhero in... Read more »

I'm giving up the F word for Lent

I'm giving up the F word for Lent
It’s no big surprise. I have a potty mouth. I love the F word. Some people loathe it. I quite enjoy it. I try not to use it regularly. I try not to use it as an adjective. But, I use it. I use it when I’m mad. And yesterday I was mad. My son... Read more »
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I hate dining out with my kid more than you do

I hate dining out with my kid more than you do
I see you. Staring at me from across the room. Across the table. Making eyes at me. At him. Snickering under your breath. Chuckling with your friends. Whispering to your partner. Thinking. I see it. I see it all. I’m going to let you in on a little secret. I hate dining out with my... Read more »

Mike Ditka wouldn't want his kid playing football and neither do I

Mike Ditka wouldn't want his kid playing football and neither do I
I don’t want my kid playing football. There I said it. I know he’s only two. But in a matter of time he will be old enough to play sports in our park district and I don’t want him playing football. Former Chicago Bear head coach and NFL Hall of Famer Mike Ditka recently taped... Read more »

5 holidays for the stressed out mom

5 holidays for the stressed out mom
With the holiday season in full force it got me thinking of useful holidays that would ease some stress in our every day lives. Holidays for the stressed out mom. Here are 5 holidays that need to show up on the 2015 calendar: 1) National Bring a Bottle of Wine to Work Day: Not a... Read more »
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10 bad habits of mothers

10 bad habits of mothers
We all have them at some point in our journey as mothers. Whether you start very early in your journey, down the road as your children grow, or through the end of time, they are inevitable. Bad habits. Here are 10 bad habits we all have as moms: 1) Worrying: From the time the pregnancy... Read more »

10 things parents are supposed to love...but don't.

10 things parents are supposed to love...but don't.
We love our kids. We do. But there are things that we do for them, with them, that we are supposed to love doing but really don’t. We aren’t mean. Or cruel. We just secretly don’t want to do these things and put on a brave face and carry on. Here are 10 things parents... Read more »

10 Halloween Videos for Toddlers

10 Halloween Videos for Toddlers
As the Halloween season progresses, I have been trying to find educational and non-frightening Halloween videos for toddlers. My 2 year old son is in love with Halloween. He doesn’t quite grasp the whole costume thing yet. However, he love, loves the decorations! He is so into pumpkins, ghosts, witches, and spiders. I searched and... Read more »
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When did Jack O' Lanterns become so jacked up?

When did Jack O' Lanterns become so jacked up?
Halloween is my favorite holiday. October is my favorite month. I just love fall. My love for Halloween started when I was a child. My mom always decorated our house and yard. A cut out cardboard Frankenstein was a staple on our front door with his posable arms and legs. Every window had a witch,... Read more »