I get a couple emails or messages every week from women and moms in particular thanking me for “keeping it real” and for making them “feel normal.” It’s one of the reasons I started this blog. Because when I was in the thick of parenting and we had five kids under the age of eight […]
This year things will be different. My pledge for this school year.
School starts in a little more than ten days. Every September I do the same thing. I vow to start the school year off differently. And then I disappoint myself by not following through. This year will be different. This year I will not disappoint myself. Because this year I will be realistic. Here is […]
Because I love me!
Up until about five years ago, I had some pretty serious issues with self confidence. The night before my first day of kindergarten, I had a meltdown because I didn’t think I was smart enough to start school. I spent all of middle school thinking I was overweight. Like really overweight. (That’s me in 7th […]
Well since you asked, THIS is why.
Yesterday I posted this picture on the facebook page. That was part of my kitchen yesterday. The other parts didn’t look much different. But I was impressed with the level of disaster. And, again, I thought… I bet there are other moms out there feeling like their house is a mess. Feeling embarrassed. Thinking it should look […]