A few weeks ago parents were invited to watch the last 10 minutes of dance class. A rare treat. I sat on the floor as my sweet 7 year old performed with her friends. Their dance was beautiful and I was amazed at how in sync they were. I videoed and smiled and held back… Continue reading Are You Pushing Your Kids Too Hard: Why Extracurriculars Don’t Matter THAT Much
Do you ever feel like moms on the “other side” are judging you? The breastfeeding moms? The working moms? Do you ever feel like that article they shared was a subtle jab at you? Well, I’m going to be REALLY honest with you: They ARE judging you and it WAS a jab. Do you know… Continue reading That Stay at Home Mom IS Judging You: Here’s Why
I went out into the world today to get my 4 year old’s hair cut because that’s what competent mothers do apparently. Before we left, I checked the weather (and by “checked the weather” I mean I stuck my arm out the front door and waved it around). Crap. It was cold. My arm estimated… Continue reading Serious Question: How Do You People Remember to Dress Your Kids for the Cold?
I spend a lot of time talking about the sticky parts of motherhood. That’s mostly because I’m all about showing my junk. I show my junk so you know you’re not the only one with junk. Motherhood IS sticky, there’s no doubt about that, but it’s also beautiful, right? I have this kid, she’s a… Continue reading Mothering is Supposed to be Both Messy and Sweet (and So Are You!)
Yesterday I remembered it was costume day at dance and today I remembered to send Halloween candy to school. Also, I don’t want to brag, but I signed the field trip form WITHOUT a reminder text from the teacher. So, you see, I remember things. I’m basically a parenting expert. Anyone need discipline tips? Seriously… Continue reading The One Thing Moms Need to Remain Sane: The Mom Non-Negotiable