My daughter has a best friend… she has four feet and a tail.
What little girl wouldn’t love to have a puppy for a best friend, right? However, this bond, their love for one another is something that is unreal. I would have never imagined that this tiny little ball of fluff would become my daughter’s best friend. Continue reading
The sweet round smiling face, the cheeky grin and the belly laughs fill the air. Rice cereal replaces the sweet sugary birthday cake, and big balloons are tired to the high chair!
Half birthdays are a big deal in our house! We celebrate with style and sugar.
Today I am going to stop and smell the dirty diapers. Yep, that’s right the dirty diapers!
The days when you’re exhausted from sleep training, you have baby spit up or your toddler’s boogers on your sleeve [black shirts are never a mom’s best friend], and the house … Well the house is still standing. You feel beaten, broken, and without hope. Take a moment to smell the dirty diapers. Continue reading
Survivor, The Real World, The Apprentice, Supernanny, Hells Kitchen, Naked and Afraid. Sometimes motherhood feels like a Reality Show marathon. And you pick-up the remote only to find out it’s the same on every channel. Some days all you can do is laugh. There are so many moments of motherhood where I have found myself – well just in that amazement of what just happened. How is this even possible? It’s almost just comedic how crazy motherhood can be some days. Cue the laugh track.
I am not a perfectionist! I am not the perfect mom! I am just trying to raise my kids not to be jerks.
I think as moms we have such a high standard for ourselves. We put such a weight on our shoulders that we need to be perfect. Our house needs to be spotless, our kids need to have the cutest clean clothes on, we need to do all of the cute crafts and art projects, we need to eat organic free range antibiotic free food, and we need to have them in a ton of activities. We have to do it all, with a smile on our face and most of the time on little or no sleep. However, we are not super woman.
As most women today, I grew up in the world of Grey’s Anatomy! I am not going to lie I have binge watched all of the past seasons on Netflix multiple times! And as I did so I have realized how as a mom, my life has become surprisingly a lot like the show!