Llamas Llamas in Our Pajamas

All weekend my daughter has asked me every five minutes, "Can we do a project?" She literally poked me awake this morning at 5:00 a.m. to say that I needed to get out of bed because yesterday I promised her that we would make something together today.I tried to think of something easy and quick … Continue reading Llamas Llamas in Our Pajamas

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A Game of Musical Beds: Nighttime Parenting Fun

Last night everyone in the house was grumpy. I had a headache, my husband was tired, my son had sore gums, and my daughter didn't have a nap after preschool. I made the executive decision that everyone was going to bed early after dinner. What I didn't know is that we were going to play … Continue reading A Game of Musical Beds: Nighttime Parenting Fun

What a Mom Needs- and What They Don’t

On the same basic level we all require the same things- water, food, shelter, protection- but beyond that we each have our own special needs. Often as mothers, we overlook our own wants and needs because we take care of everyone else and tend to put our family's needs before our own. We know the … Continue reading What a Mom Needs- and What They Don’t

Momumental Mother #3: Katherine

I DECIDED TO CREATE MOMUMENTAL MOTHERS TO CELEBRATE WOMEN FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE. EACH OF THE WOMEN I WILL FEATURE ARE DIFFERENT, BUT THEY ARE ALL UNITED IN MOTHERHOOD. Today it is my pleasure to interview Katherine. When I read Katherine's blog, I was struck by how open and honest she was about her … Continue reading Momumental Mother #3: Katherine

Just Another Day

It is Saturday morning and my husband is working. I had about 4 hours of sleep last night because I stayed up late to spend time with my husband and watch an episode of Chernobyl. I fell asleep on the couch with my son, who had woken up just as my head hit the pillow, … Continue reading Just Another Day

Momumental Mother #2: Sophie

I DECIDED TO CREATE MOMUMENTAL MOTHERS TO CELEBRATE WOMEN FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE. EACH OF THE WOMEN I WILL FEATURE ARE DIFFERENT, BUT THEY ARE ALL UNITED IN MOTHERHOOD. Today it is my pleasure to introduce you to Sophie. Sophie is the creator of a wonderful blog, Mummy of a Square Peg. In her … Continue reading Momumental Mother #2: Sophie

17 Surefire Ways to Tell You are a Parent

If you're a parent, I guarantee at one time or another you've had the following thoughts, or some very similar: Hey, I'm still cool, right? Do I look like a mom/dad? Does this shirt say, "I have to be home by 9:00 p.m., but I can still party?" Will anyone notice I have puke/poop/pee/snot/breastmilk/food on … Continue reading 17 Surefire Ways to Tell You are a Parent

My Self-care Wishlist

When I look back on each day, the one thing I see that I skimp on more than anything is self-care. I take care of the needs of others and often neglect caring for myself. I don't take enough time to relax. I don't get enough sleep. I don't eat a healthy enough diet. I … Continue reading My Self-care Wishlist

Weekend Recap

Our family had a pretty busy weekend.  We did a lot but didn't get to do as much as we'd hoped. I was wanting to go to see Avengers: Endgame but we didn't get a chance.  I have been trying to stay offline as much as possible so that I don't read any spoilers. Saturday … Continue reading Weekend Recap

When it Rains, it Pours

I started Monday out on such a high note, but as I sit on the sofa feel defeated, I just want to cry. My husband's car died last night and I don't know if it can be fixed, should be fixed, or just replaced. Unfortunately, it's not really a good time for us to be … Continue reading When it Rains, it Pours