My Favorite Stress Reliever

  Ever since I felt Flash kung fu fighting in my womb, I’ve been worrying. Back then it was about maintaining a healthy pregnancy and healthy children. Presently, these concerns have evolved into (among other things) “Will my kids ever stop assaulting each other?” And, “Am I’m a good mother?”  Alas, I guess that’s parenthood … Continue reading My Favorite Stress Reliever

My Child’s Needs Are My Own

Follow my blog with Bloglovin It’s amazing how such a small thing can have such a big impact. By most accounts, it was a very normal Monday night. Like many stay-at-home moms, Mondays mean being tired from housework, cooking dinner, and waiting for my husband to get home from a long day at work. But … Continue reading My Child’s Needs Are My Own

I Have Rambunctious Kids

I Don’t Have Unicorn Children They sit quietly. Their crayons, perfectly intact, are warm from an hour long grip. The rings on their clean seat cushions are a reminder of their stationary position. Who are these delightful kids? The unicorn children, as I call them.  You’ve heard of them- the toddlers, typically girls, who sit … Continue reading I Have Rambunctious Kids

The Loss of My Mother

It’s been 11 months since my mom passed away. She was one of the most fun-loving and selfless people I ever knew. She was more than a parent. She was my mom. She was one of my best friends. Even though it’s been almost year, my grief hasn’t ended. It’s been a process, and a … Continue reading The Loss of My Mother

Imperfection is for Me

I don’t know many mothers who wouldn’t love to look polished and have a squeaky clean home when they walk out of the door in the morning. Be well dressed, put their make-up on, style their hair perfectly. I so want to have the time and energy to do these things… but that is certainly … Continue reading Imperfection is for Me