This past weekend I took my 11 year old daughter shopping for shorts. You would think this would be a fun girls outing, but it is a nightmare. I have to prepare her in advance and I have to make sure that we have a time when just her and I can go. This is… Continue reading Girls shorts… Where have they gone??
I got to go out on Monday night with my 2 best girlfriends! I haven’t been out with them in about 2 years and I was looking forward to it. I met up with one of my friends and we travelled together and had a great conversation and then we met up with our other… Continue reading Mom Shame?
The other day I was having a text exchange with my husband and I was distracted and short with my responses. And he texted “Bad day”… Now this shouldn’t be a big deal, but in my head my first response was, “No. No one has gone to the hospital….” That is what got me thinking.… Continue reading Bad Day?
So… I have had a water table for my son in my cart on the ToysRUs website for about a week. It was $28.99 and I wanted to get it for his birthday next week. I went to order it today and delivery said it would be here on Oct20th. I figure this is ok,… Continue reading Sorry, ToysRUs
How do you do it? That is the one question I get most often when people see me with my kids or I tell them that I have 4 kids. I honestly don’t know how to answer. I don’t like this question. No one wants a real answer and they almost say it like pity.… Continue reading How do you do it??
A year ago I had gestational diabetes… I still remember getting the call in the car on the way to a birthday party. I had taken the 3hr glucose test and I had failed two of the time points, so that meant that I had gestational diabetes. At the time I was so upset. I… Continue reading How I survived Gestational Diabetes!
The summer is ending…. It is bitter sweet. It has been a hectic summer with 4 kids ranging in age from 7 months t0 10 years. Most days have felt impossible and I am just happy to make it to bed time. It has been a challenge at times to find activities for us all… Continue reading The Impossible Summer is almost Over!
Friends will ask me what it’s like to be a Stay-at-Home mom and I my reply is “ground hog day”. You know the Bill Murray movie where he keeps repeating the same day over and over again. He says the same things, gets asked the same questions and does the same things. That’s what it… Continue reading Ground Hog Day
This has been one of my pet peeves for a long time… When I am in the grocery store don’t give me dirty looks. I don’t want to be there either! As a stay-at-home mom grocery shopping by yourself becomes a luxury. It is quiet time that you can spend feeding your family, planning meals… Continue reading Grocery shopping with kids – UGH
I hate the last week of school! Now it is not for the reasons that you might think. One would think that as a stay at home mom I hate summer for actually having my kids home and having no free time and having extra “work” to do. Well, that is not the case. I… Continue reading The last week of school is the worst!