At the heart of every chaotic scene is a mom who wants nothing more than to crumble at her feet and assume the fetal position. But she can’t. She has to take control of every situation and try to either improve it or end the behavior that started it in the first place.
Dear Mother Nature – You have officially ruined the summer of 2015. And, if you don’t start providing some sun and a bit of heat, us mothers are going to go ape shit.
I am stupid. I am stupid because I thought that once my kids were in school all-day/every day that my life would become easier and quieter. Turns out, I was only kidding myself -- and now I am banging my head against the coffee table. In the summer, they would wake up gradually, whenever they … Continue reading Searching for Zen in all the wrong places — truth is, it’s in WINE
Suffering from post-vacation depression.
When I was growing up, I never understood why during the summer months the major TV networks repeated shows that were shown during the “regular” season.I remember settling in to watch “Growing Pains” or “Full House” only to soon realize I had already seen the same episode five weeks ago. But of course, I would … Continue reading Summer nights = MOM time
Some mom’s love getting bracelets, necklaces, rings, spa treatments or even breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day.That’s not me.Of course, I love a nice massage once in a while and I already have an “anniversary” ring – as for the other pieces of jewelry, I never wear necklaces and bracelets only are worn for special occasions … Continue reading Mom of Three is getting’ down and dirty – in the garden
Why don’t kids play outside?.