A couple weeks ago we had a situation where Number 7 wore a “new” (hand me down) vest to school that she realized she really didn’t like at all once we were on the way to school. I wrote about it here. The short version is she left the vest in the car because she
I had an open day yesterday. It was wiiiiiide open. I didn’t have any appointments, and I didn’t have swim practice to coach last night. I didn’t even have to drive anyone anywhere (which is a minor miracle). My morning started off exactly the way I planned and exactly the way I start most days.
When I was in high school, I was voted Class Clown my senior year. When I was in college, I was given the PMA Award by my college swim coach. That stands for Positive Mental Attitude. If you asked my friends (both past and present) to choose one word to describe me, I can’t say
Back in November I volunteered to coach the middle school swim team. I was adding another thing to my plate and I knew there was going to be a time where I was completely overloaded. That time was this past week. I have been operating at an unsustainable pace. It’s why I haven’t written one
Number 6 started wrestling in October 2019, about three months ago. It’s our first experience with the sport, and I thought it was going to really teach Number 6 a lot about hard work and perseverance and the importance of moving out of your comfort zone. And it has. But I think it may be
Earlier today I shared this post on the Not Your Average Mom Facebook page: It was a pretty popular post with lots of women really relating to it. I can definitely relate to it. It’s really easy to lose yourself in motherhood. Combine the needs of your kids with the need to work and make