Adventures in Mom-Shaming…

Mom-Shaming…. hang your heads, you’ve (we’ve) all done it (hangs head). You see her there, handing her toddler a baby bottle, full of soda in it as she strolls through the mall in her high-heels and shorts.  Your eyebrow goes up, the corners of your mouth go down, and  a swell of superiority goes over […]

There’s Nothing Wrong With You…

No kid likes to think that there is something wrong with them. And they should know that there isn’t anything wrong with them. Just like a hand shouldn’t feel badly that it doesn’t do what the eyeball does.

Take Responsibility!

So very sorry I’ve been off the grid for a while my fellow Stumbleparents!  Life has been changing and moving… kind of like trying to change a tire on a vehicle WHILE it’s in motion. I ABSOLUTELY HAD TO SHARE THIS LONG-AWAITED MOM WIN WITH YOU ALL! I’ve finished school, the hubs has finished up […]

Lessons in Joy (as taught by a toddler)

If you’re a parent, it’s no mystery that you can learn a LOT from your children.   If you’re a parent and you are confused by this statement… You’re not paying close enough attention.  My children have taught me more in their short, little lives than I have learned in decades of living.  So here […]

But what if it hurts their feelings?

Have you ever been faced with a situation that put you between a rock and a hard place?  I’m not talking about which car insurance to decide upon, or which lower back tattoo to grace your haunches.  I’m talking about the situation where something/someone is causing a problem BUT they are your friend/family/dearly loved. Being […]