Monthly Archives: August 2014

Why Can’t I just Stop Judging?

I find that one of the things that makes parenting so difficult is the constant judging that takes place. It’s not just that I have to deal with others’ opinions about how I’m parenting. It’s that I have to deal … Continue reading

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I’m On a Two Day Hot Streak!

I am very pleased to say that I have been able to manage myself well the last two days! No meltdowns, no adult tantrums, no end-of-the-night rudeness. My sister was over on Friday, and mentioned that I handled the kids’ … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Need to Shut My Brain Off

I once heard a female comedian joke that men know how to shut their brains off whenever they get ready, but women don’t. She had everyone laughing about the simple act of sleeping. Men can say, alright brain, time to … Continue reading

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I almost made it thru the whole day!

Yesterday, I almost made it thru the whole day being peaceful, compassionate, and loving with my kids. I almost made it thru the whole day managing myself well. However, at the very end of the night, just before bedtime, I … Continue reading

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I Let Myself Get Too Hungry

This morning, I let myself get too hungry, and before I knew it, my patience was running paper thin. I’m happy to report, that I was able to recognize that it was my hunger driving my feelings that my kids … Continue reading

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Toothbrush and shower anyone?

Got up earlier than the kids this morning, and was able to brush my teeth, and take a shower. It was like a mini spa vacation! It’s already been a productive day!

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Didn’t we just have breakfast?

One of the difficulties of being at home with your children fulltime is a daily grind that doesn’t include sick time, lunch breaks, or vacations. On top of that, the days can go by so fast that it seems all … Continue reading

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