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 […]

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 […]

Self-esteem and Motherhood

I have been working lately on my self-esteem.  It has definitely improved but I still struggle with low self-esteem some days.  I may have mentioned I’m not very confident about cooking.  I joke that I have a list of things I can cook: chicken strips, buffalo chicken dip, frozen pizza, cookies, and muffins.  Last night […]

Forgiving Isn’t Forgetting

Forgiveness.  Does anyone have trouble with this?  No? Okay, me either. I often find it hard to forgive people who have hurt me.  I find it even harder to forgive myself for the mistakes I have made in the past.  Or the mistakes I make every day. I often find it hard to forget about […]

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