Investing in “nothing”

(All mothers everywhere has their own Meryl, don’t they?) It is foolish to expect a toddler to go all day without a break.  Little kids can only go so long and so far without rest.  As a parent, to ignore this basic fact is setting them–and you–up for failure once the dreaded melt-down mode hits. ...

one step at a time

i went to the gym on saturday.  it was a great time of just taking 50 minutes to invest in my health and clear my mental space.  right now, i’m taking care of kids 24/7 (since i’m still nursing through the night) and i’m also taking care of a parent a couple of times a ...

mother’s law

05. February 2016 funny, home&family, mommyhood 0
you know murphy’s law? that anything that can happen, will? well, there is another law out there, my friends. mother’s law. there are many tenants, or sub-laws, if you will. but here’s one that i learned, since my daughter received a frozen umbrella for her birthday. the rate of a child in the rain is ...

my word for LIFE this year

wow, this blog has been neglected for a while. i would apologize, but i’m learning not to say i’m sorry for, you know, LIFE.   the last quarter of the year was a whirlwind of consolidated teaching, having a baby, hosting out-of-town family over thanksgiving, taking care of a baby, visiting and helping my mother after her ...