Month: June 2016

Every parent has their “thing”

Every parent has their “thing”

Every parent is passionate about their “thing.” It’s what they focus on and feel is super important. I didn’t know what mine was until my friends pointed it out for me! Who watches my kids is my “thing.”

30 Ways I’m a Bad Mom

30 Ways I’m a Bad Mom

I’m outing myself – here are the ways I know I am not following the “good mom” rule book.

Preparing for Baby #2 – Guest post

Preparing for Baby #2 – Guest post

In this post, a guest writer (and my best friend) share what it was like preparing for baby #2.

How my 4 year old is more mature than me

How my 4 year old is more mature than me

In a lot of ways, my 4 year old knows more about life than I do. Here’s just one lesson she has taught me.

How I found my inner circle of friends

How I found my inner circle of friends

How do I know who I can trust? I’ve learned over the years…

My tragedy is not my story

My tragedy is not my story

The people I admire most, and find the most fascinating are those who have experienced hard knocks in life and do not let the yucky stuff keep them down. Their tragedy is not their story.

Do I have a “bad” kid?   I must remember every kid is different and I need to parent them individually

Do I have a “bad” kid? I must remember every kid is different and I need to parent them individually

After having your first baby, I think a lot of parents forget every baby is different and what worked for #1 may not work for kids #2 or #3. It’s important to remember every kid is different and needs to be parented in their own way.

Finding time to get to know each of my kids

Finding time to get to know each of my kids

It’s important for me to spend quality solo time with each of my girls. The best way for me to do this is with solo weekend trips.

Too busy for professional marriage counseling?  Try this!

Too busy for professional marriage counseling? Try this!

Do-it-yourself marriage counseling! Give it a try.

How we keep the spark alive, after a baby, then twins

How we keep the spark alive, after a baby, then twins

How do I keep the spark alive after 10 years and 3 kids (twins!)? I realized I needed to write my own love story because fairy tales just are not cutting it. Here are 6 tips to help keep the spark in a relationship.

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