You Aren’t a Wasn’t

 M.J. has liked the book, Happy Birthday to You by Dr. Seuss recently.  There is a part that says if you hadn’t been born you might be a wasn’t (paraphrasing).  This is obviously just silly rhyming, but this part made me think, how often have I felt like a “wasn’t”? I have had low self-esteem …

No Secret to Parenting

Do you ever feel like have no idea what you’re doing as a parent?  Have you thought, hey, shouldn’t there have been a test before I took this baby home from the hospital?  Oh, good.  So glad I’m not the only one.  Everyone doubts their parenting sometimes.  No one has this parenting thing all figured …

Self-care is Essential

Do you struggle with loving yourself?  Maybe even with liking yourself?  I feel like I have struggled with this from a young age.  I have always been a nice, empathetic person, but I never felt like I had any natural talents.  I wonder, it is easier for the people who are good at everything to …

Orange Juice and Chips

Do your kids every annoy you?  Oh good.  So glad I’m not the only one.  M.J. interrupted my shower at least three times this morning because his show wasn’t working.  “Kid, you have a ton of toys, just play with them!”  He also asked for another bagel and then said he couldn’t eat it because …

You Can’t Help Everyone

The other day I saw a sign that said Haslett Community Church was having a food drive.  I thought, Oh, I have to buy food for that and donate it.  I pretty much only go to the Haslett area to go grocery shopping but I was thinking I need to make a special trip there …

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