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 […]
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.
Let’s be real here… if I (as an adult) am offered a choice between M&M’s and broccoli… well…. let’s just say I might be munching on M&M’s right now… *smirk*
I told her simply, “If I always do things for you, you’ll never learn how to do things.”
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 […]
Currently (11:24 pm) I am lying awake in my bed, marveling (like all mothers do) at how magnificent, talented and better my kids are, than your kids…. Wonder if I’d get honks or gun shots for THAT bumper sticker! Maybe just vehicular vandalism. We (as a proud race of stumbleparents) must learn to embrace and […]
Every time I make a mistake, every time I screw up BIG with my kids, there is a process of emotions that I go through. Justification – she had it coming! I’ve put up with so much for so long, I’m allowed to get angry! Doubt – well, maybe I shouldn’t have cursed… or gotten […]