5 ways to snuff out Mom Guilt this year.

Today, after I had already gotten to school of course, a snow day was called. What did I do as soon as I returned home for my unexpected day off? I took my kids to the babysitter. I scrolled instagram and saw all of my teacher friends having nice days off with their kids, and […]

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The Embarrassing Google Search

I have never been a fan of just “googling” something to get an answer I need.  I know that any old dummy can put any old thing on the internet, kind of like what I am doing right now! But when I had a baby, Google and I became very close. Hey google, how many […]

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The ripple effect.

I did it.  I did the wrong thing.  I limited my own son. I was watching him do physical therapy this week, and the therapist held a toy that looked like it was miles away from him, and expected him to reach for it.  She might as well have asked him to reach up and […]

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The evening black-outs.

That statement used to mean something completely different a couple of years ago. Now, it’s the phrase I use to describe the evenings after I get home from school. I leave school as soon as the busses do and drive immediately to the sitter’s house. Do a little small talk, and leave. We get home […]

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Seeing other extraordinary people.

This is when I don’t know how to be an advocate… Bear with me, friends.  I have only been a part of this community of moms for 8 months, and I am still learning the ropes. Last Sunday, my friend and I decided to venture to the baby clothes store, which is about an hour away […]

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The hospital stay.

No, I am not talking about the original hospital stay.  I am talking about the one from last night.  The one where I had to terrorize a security guard to get access to the children’s ER. Okay, maybe I didn’t terrorize them, but I was scary enough to make them think that they would rather […]

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