Family

We currently have our house on the market, and I have learned a great many things during this process; however, the most surprising one has been all the similarities I have discovered between selling your home and being pregnant with your first child. Here is what I’ve come up with:…

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Why My Shelves are Elf-less

This originally appeared on Fulltimemom.org in October, but I felt it was worth sharing again!  Yes it is only October; however, yesterday on Facebook, someone posted the first of what will be hundreds of articles touting new and exciting ways to pose your Elf which sits upon your shelf. Then at Costco…

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Surviving the holidays with small children is no easy task. It takes grit and nerves of steel and more patience than Mother Theresa! (And lots and lots of booze!) And in case you don’t have children or have forgotten what it’s like – here are the five stages of grief…

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I attended a wonderful baby shower today for a family member who is expecting her first child. And as we sat around our table eating lunch, the ladies I was with started discussing the things that people told us before our own first children were born. I recalled someone telling…

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I wish that the title of this blog was the beginning of some noble metaphor in which I share deep thoughts about Moms being sturdy and unwavering and strong … and other smart stuff. However, even though moms are ALL of those things and more, this is about how I…

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