Month: March 2016

Why I needed to change how I parent

Why I needed to change how I parent

I was losing patience, feeling drained and exhausted dealing with my 4 year old. Something had to change… I had a parenting wake-up call.

Where I struggle as a mom

Where I struggle as a mom

I admit I took to motherhood like a duck to water (even with twins), but the witching hour is when my darling angels are most prone to losing their minds over NOTHING. This is where I struggle.

What I did when my kids were not meeting their developmental milestones

What I did when my kids were not meeting their developmental milestones

When my twins were not hitting their developmental milestones, I knew I needed to reach out for help.

What I told my 4 year old daughter about how babies are made

What I told my 4 year old daughter about how babies are made

How I told my 4 year old about where babies come from.

My 4 year daughter watched me change a tampon.  Here’s what happened.

My 4 year daughter watched me change a tampon. Here’s what happened.

My daughter was with me in the bathroom this morning, and I have my period. She started asking me questions about tampons and pads… here’s what happened.

How I Handle Working Mom Guilt

How I Handle Working Mom Guilt

This is how I handle working mom guilt.

How I handle not providing educational moments all day long guilt

How I handle not providing educational moments all day long guilt

This is how I handle not providing educational-opportunities-every-minute-of-the-day Mom Guilt.

RECIPE: Girl Scout Cookies Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

RECIPE: Girl Scout Cookies Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

Take your Girl Scout cookies up a notch with this stuffed chocolate chip cookie recipe. Yep, you read it correctly, stuffed cookies! Beware: these are BIG and unbelievably delicious.

How I handle the Mom Guilt when I don’t want to play with my kids

How I handle the Mom Guilt when I don’t want to play with my kids

Mama guilt is PERVASIVE. There are times it feels like no matter what you do, it’s not enough and it’ll never be right. It’s time we did something about this.

Let’s Not Judge One Another

Let’s Not Judge One Another

We all judge. Is this human nature? Are we just trying to compare ourselves to make sure we’re doing “OK?” One area I would like to stop judging is parenting.

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