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Are we supposed to believe your child is perfect?

With me, what you see is what you get. I don’t like pretenses. I am who I am, like it or not. I don’t feel the need to impress other people with the things that I have. Sure, I like nice things; who doesn’t? But, I prefer the understated, like a Coach bag that is […]

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How can one, small child pee so much?

Today, I attempted to take my work on the road. As a work-at-home mom of 3 girls, I actually do this quite frequently. I’ll take my laptop to the library, bounce house (Can I get a w00t for free wifi?!) and any other place I think I can get some work finished while they play. […]

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Is it time for lunch, again?

Growing children need nutrients—I get it. But, why oh why do I feel like a short order cook most of the time? It’s like the kitchen never closes at my house. There are always requests for juice or water or snacks or another lunch (I swear they ask for lunch twice all the time). Now, […]

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How do they think he’ll do a better job?

We are supposed to be grown-ups. Why can’t some of us act like it? The passive-aggressive people who have nothing positive to say about anything drive me nuts! I got to sit listening to somebody taking many jabs at my starting of the PTA at our school and how I wasn’t doing it right for […]

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Did she really just tell me to be a good mom?

The morning was going great. The kids were fed a good breakfast, their teeth were brushed and they all had on clean clothes before we headed out to run some errands. They held hands as we walked across the parking lot and into the store. I was giving myself an invisible high five for doing […]

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What Language Am I Speaking?

Image by djfoobarmatt via Flickr Admittedly, I am a yeller. I prefer to use my Mary Poppins, soothing as a lullaby, calming voice when I speak to children. But, the princess cannot hear me when I speak in that tone. No matter how many times I repeat myself, she simply is unable to respond, until […]

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