Mommy Misconceptions

Having kids there are so many things that we think we know, and it gets annoying to hear the repetitive information like, "diapers are expensive," or "you won't be able to do *blank* anymore." Perhaps the best advice, though, comes in the form of eye rolls and chuckles. You know, when you tell a seasoned [...]

Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week

Leave revenge behind, ditch the petty nonsense and stop trying to "get even" with people just because you feel like you have been slighted in some way. If you're the type to search for equality by taking from someone else, you're doing it wrong.   Stealing someone else's happiness will not bring you any. Spoiler [...]

Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week

This is actually something that crossed my mind nearly a year ago but it seems to me that it is forever valid. Since it is ever changing, it seems highly unlikely that you will ever be able to understand all that is going on in the world. That doesn't mean, though, that you have to [...]

Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week

Those who know me know that it isn't often that I leave a chore undone. I've made a habit out of spending entire days off reorganizing closets and triple vacuuming carpets. I do this rather than relaxing not because I am a crazy woman but because the feeling of accomplishment is unmatchable. Just the other [...]

Momster

Here I am, sitting on my couch after I lost my patience. The boys were yelling at each other, hitting and kicking, throwing their toys and not listening to my instructions. I tried to take a mommy time out. I walked away. I sang to myself. They snapped and rather than keep a level head, [...]

Persuasive Media

Persuasive Media

Today has been a busy day. Work, dentist, grocery store, house chores and Survivor is on which means I forgot to write until now. I am thankful for all media that conveys a positive message. Whether it's a happy video of an animal sanctuary on Facebook or an old movie that has wholesome content, I [...]

My Monkeys

My Monkeys

On the fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me, one wild family of five. Let me just tell you, having three little boys (five and under) is like living in the center of a category five hurricane. You are in the eye of the storm, safe for the most part, but everything around [...]