Managing home responsibilities is exhausting when I am exhausted. The last thing a person wants to do from working all day outside of the home is to come home and work inside the home.
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Certainly every family has different needs and values when it comes to childcare. I only wish I had this Quality Childcare Checklist when I was looking.
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 […]
A split second later, as I turned to take those short three steps back to the bed, I heard it. A loud THUD. My heart dropped and when I had fully turned around I saw my son lying breathless with his back on the floor. He looked panicked, and my heart then shattered into a […]
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 […]