I just can’t, can’t stop smiling. My kids are someone else’s responsibility for six hours a day. I didn’t think I would feel this happy. My mind gets to relax and not think about anything but me for a few hours a day. Good way to feel, happy I can enjoy it because it has been one hell of a journey so far.Read More
Have there been aspects of sending your child back to school in the fall that have caused you or your child anxiety, either this year or in the past? Typical culprits are: changing schools, staying on top of schoolwork and getting homework in on time, dealing with bullies or shifting friendships, and participating in extracurricular activities.Read More
My sincere hope is that with just a little more time for me, that I’ll be an even better parent and wife for my amazing family. Not quite so rushed and frantic all the time. It won’t be perfect, but I am ready for it.Read More
Why do people procrastinate? A frequent motivator is anxiety triggered by fear: of failure, of success, or of being judged by others. Negative self-talk in those moments, about how bad the outcome might be, convinces us any action will turn out badly, so we become frozen in inaction.Read More
This question has been asked all the time, ""What is the meaning of life?". I never thought about it before. It never even dawned on me that I would think about it at some point in my life. Yet here I am. I have good times and bad. I just wish I has happier about things.Read More
…summer is often accompanied for me by a colossal to-do list. I always think that I will be super productive with my hubby home and the lack of a routine. And, truth be told, it very frequently throws me in to a state of overwhelm!
I’ll be right back – just heard an email come through. The phone just rang. Lunchtime. Coffee run. Kickball practice. It’s raining and my windows are open. Hitting the gym real quick.
What was I just saying?
GOOD ENOUGH MOTHER ALERT! My gut tells me my kiddo is not actually sick. Her teacher tells me this may be a competitive game. I’ve given her the option of seeing a doctor, of making this better – and I’ve come up with nothing.Read More
Am I going to miss saying “eat your food” fifty bazillion times a day? I’m so done. I’m not going to miss this stage, even though everyone says I am.Read More
Sleep!! I need more Quality sleep. I know that for sure. I already mentioned that my kids go to bed at what I often feel is an obscene time.Read More
Have you ever wondered if people really make money in direct sales? I’m talking “real” money, the kind that helps to relieve whatever money stresses that you have.Read More
I watch other parents talk, laugh and plan with their friends (or so I think) and I feel lonely, even envious, of the relationships and friendships that I have yet to cultivate.
…but as I was lying in bed trying to fall asleep around 11:30 pm (much later than my usual bedtime) my mind was racing with everything on my to-do lists.Read More
I feel like my life is draining away with staying home with the kids.Read More