Let’s face it: Once you have a baby, your entire life changes and things will never be the same. One of the changes that I experience regularly is what I’ll call the Pull of Motherhood. Once I became a parent, I have never been able to leave the house without thinking about my children. Ever. Read MoreTagged in: lessons, parenthood, Stories
I was in a public parking lot, trying to get my starving, exhausted, tantrum-throwing kids into the car when a little old lady tottered up to me and said, “Enjoy it while they’re little! It goes by so fast!”
I looked up at her as I was karate chopping my son’s stiff-as-a-board body into his car seat and gave her a smile. A smile that said, “I want to strangle you.”Tagged in: growing up, kids, lessons, Stories
St Patrick’s Day is near. And my how it has changed since I have had kids. All those St Patrick’s Day traditions you knew and loved as a pre-kid adult? Changed. Gone. Poof. Just like that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
How is this holiday different pre-kids and post-kids?
Study the following… Read MoreTagged in: kids, lessons, parenthood, St. Patricks Day, Stories
I recently read an article by Jillian Michaels that talked about the difficulty of dropping vanity pounds. Vanity pounds are pounds we want to lose, but our bodies don’t think we need to lose.
Because we’re made for survival.
If we were vehicles we’d be Winnebagos.
“Survival” is what keeps those love handles lovin’ a lil longer and holdin’ a lil’ tighter. You never know when you’ll only be one cupcake away from starvation. Those cupcake pounds could be the ticket to making it to 16th place on Survivor. You won’t get to win the million dollars but you do get $2,500 and scurvy. Read More