Hey Moms… Are you losing your shit right now? Are you in the middle of a pre Christmas freakout? Are you one horn honk, one stink eye or one kid complaint away from the mother of all meltdowns? If you are, I get it. I have been there. And a couple years ago, I’d have […]
Seven Things You Can Do To Make Your Morning Routine Run More Smoothly
Last week the kids were off from school for spring break, and then yesterday was Easter. We had a great “staycation” full of mini adventures. The first five days of break we went geocaching, visited The Elephant’s Trunk Flea Market, went to a local creamery for ice cream, went to the beach, and went to […]
We’ve had a long week, and today was a long day, and the kids are all wiped out. Tonight Number 7 hit a wall and lost her shit. Number 4 did something to piss her off, and then she just started pretty much throwing punches. Normally when she goes off the deep end like that, […]
How often do you wash your kids’ sheets and other deep thoughts.
I have to admit, I am enjoying my free weekdays. Even with the freedom though, things are still so busy. And tonight’s post is a random bunch of thoughts, observations, and questions I have that I meant to put out there this week but never got around to. First, last night was our fifth open […]
Is your child suffering from ASMS?
After School Meltdown Syndrome is in full effect here in the NYAM household. Actually, the older kids are adjusting fairly well. But, as expected, Number 7, who just started kindergarten, is having some issues. Number 7 is like a mini Number 4. On steroids. Life is always a crapshoot, and predicting what the day will bring […]
A Day at the Beach
We’ve been on vacation for three days now, and I’ve captured some pretty fun moments on camera. But don’t be fooled. A day at the beach isn’t really a day at the beach. There is more crying down here on vacation than there is at home. There is crying about it being too hot outside. […]