We aren’t perfect

The biggest surprise I’ve had in becoming an adult is that I’m not very good at this. I guess when I was younger, I expected that I would grow up and be a stable, happy, functioning adult. And while I knew I wouldn’t be perfect, I guess I figured that I would at least be […]

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Having it all

We can’t have it all. As mothers, sometimes we feel pressure to do everything: work, stay-at-home, go back to school, start a new business, sign our kids up for various programs, do a better job at taking care of our house, whatever. I know a lot of moms who work–and it’s really hard to balance […]

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Praise

From a young age, I have been involved in numerous choirs. I like to sing, but I haven’t had a lot of praise or criticism related to my ability to sing. I’ve some mildly positive comments, but that’s about it. I am grateful for this. First, I’m not a great singer in the first place. […]

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My Life as a Mom Today

I don’t really want to do this today. My two-year-old took off his poopy diaper today while I was taking a nap. We are attempting potty training. The diaper was on so that I could take the nap. I woke up because of the screaming baby who wanted attention, but the diaper situation won over […]

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