Hi. I’m your mom . . . and I’m socially anxious. I’m the mom who can never commit, the one who RSVPs “maybe” on every Facebook invitation. I’m the mom standing by the playground looking intensely at grass as if the most fascinating bug just crawled by. Really I’m just avoiding social awkwardness.
Author Archive | Heidi
My mom used to carry around her Covey planner like it was life. She called it her “brain.” I remember when she lost her brain, she offered us one dollar to help her find it. I always thought it was funny that her brain was so important because, as a kid, I just didn’t see what was […]
“No! You’re not playing it right!” screamed one child at the other as he grabbed the cars they were playing with. My boys were sliding toy cars down a baking sheet balanced against the coffee table. Crash. Bang. “MOOOOOM!” They yelled in unison. “He threw my car!” One accused the other. I assessed the situation and […]
I always wanted to be a stay-at-home mom, but, soon after having my first kiddo and leaving my corporate job, I found myself really missing work. I started working contract, freelance jobs during nap times, just to keep myself busy. I’ve done everything from answering questions on ChaCha for pennies to data entry to ghostwriting for […]
Disclaimer :: Hyland’s 4 Kids* sponsored this post; however, FWMB’s very own Heidi used her own opinions and experiences to craft her suggestions for you. Junky. That was the word the doctor used to describe my three-year-old son’s chest. Junky. I had never heard that word in relation to being sick, and it stuck in […]
We’re just a few days away from one of the most exciting days of the year . . . Halloween! Halloween is fun for all ages! Take a peek below at what the Tarrant County area has to offer your family. Arlington Heights UMC Trunk or Treat // Bring your appetite for a hearty chili dinner. Decorated […]
I’ve been married for a little more than 10 years. My husband and I both have full-time jobs, part-time side gigs, church and family responsibilities, and our two kids. If you would’ve asked me a few weeks ago how we’re doing, I would’ve said “We’ve got this parenthood thing down!” That is, until my husband and I […]