Hi, we’re Caitlin and Suzanne and we own The Happy Lark. Every month has its ups and downs, and it can be overwhelming owning a small business. When our friends at Fort Worth Moms Blog asked us to write an article for Money Matters, we were a little unsure. We aren’t small business experts, but […]
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It’s back to school shopping time! I picked up a new spiral and some highlighters, pens, and post-its, but these goodies weren’t for my son. Nope, this semester, Momma went back to school.
This is my letter to her. I’m sharing it here in hopes that it resonates with other mommas in similar situations. To those mommas who work outside the house, trusting your child with someone else is HARD. I only hope you are as lucky as we are in finding the right person or people to trust […]
I want to address your behavior at the recent fundraising dinner where I worked as a server at your table. I want to confront you for your obnoxious advances, and for the inappropriate way you grasped the back of my leg halfway between my knee and buttock.
For many moms it can be scary to leave your child with someone else for the first time. In my two years of being a mom, I’ve learned that when you find the right place, with the right teachers, not only is it not scary, but it also feels good.
There are seasons when the work/motherhood balance is not just demanding; it’s, frankly, delusional. Juggling meetings, schedules, babysitters, and to-do lists can leave me feeling more like a manager than a mother. Who has which homework due tomorrow? Who has which extra-curricular activity this week? Not to mention the challenge of quality time with my […]
Today I was asked a question that used to be so easy for me — a question that I realize I’ve forgotten how to answer. Today I learned something about myself I didn’t know. I was asked very inquisitively yet innocently enough: What do you like to do? In other words: What makes you happy? What do […]