3-year olds are the best (or worst?)

Is it possible for three to be the worst age and the best age at the same time?  I guess mostly today it’s feeling like the worst age.  I am getting so stressed out with potty training.  M.J. will go pee on the potty for Dan but he has no desire to go on the […]

It’s Okay To Be Human

Have you ever felt like a crappy mom?  No?  Oh, good, neither have I.  I was getting so frustrated the other night when I was trying to put M.J. to bed.  He was not listening at all and I was feeling sick and didn’t feel like dealing with him.  It is so stressful when my […]

Friends, Friends, Friends

This morning my mom was asking me when we could get together as a family.  I said, no that doesn’t work.  That might work.  No, that doesn’t work.  She then told me I needed to stop having so many friends.  This conversation reminded me how blessed I am and how much your life can change. […]

A Sick Mom is Still a Good Mom

Well, I apparently feel like writing now that I took some Nyquil and tried to go to sleep.  I’ve heard a lot of writers stay up late but I wonder if they have toddlers.  From a young age it has always taken me awhile to fall asleep.  I feel like it used to take at […]

A Toddler’s Joy

Parenting is hard.  The end.   Yesterday was a stressful day for me.  M.J. was being disrespectful and not listening to me and I felt like I was failing as a parent.  I thought, why is my kid acting this way?  Am I not a good mom?  But I know that’s not true.  All parents doubt […]

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