I’m going to take this opportunity to be very vulnerable and transparent. I am on the struggle bus with my parenting. I’m in a place of feeling unsuccessful daily, questioning my parenting often, and worrying incessantly. I’m on the struggle bus. I’ve never raised children these ages before and it’s far different from infants. Oh how … Continue reading Are You on the Struggle Bus?
Dear Momma, I see you looking at your to do list, wondering where the hours of your day went. I see you swaying your infant as you try to knock out the dishes and put laundry away. I see you wondering how to fit it all in. I’m wondering, too. The older children are back … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Do It All
Dear Exhausted Momma, I see you. I see you deep breathing in the grocery line while your children touch every candy bar, testing your patience to it’s very limit. I see you shoveling food in your mouth faster than you can chew, attempting to finish before your infant wakes. I see you discreetly look around … Continue reading Dear Exhausted Momma
No one prepared me for this. I took ten weeks of training to become a mom and yet I feel so unprepared for what comes with this journey. How do you comfort your ten year old when they’re sobbing for a mom they never knew? How do you answer questions like “would she still be … Continue reading No One Prepared Me For This
May is Foster Care Awareness Month and as a foster and adoptive parent as well as someone who spends their days supporting and training foster and adoptive parents, I wanted to use the month to bring attention to the cause. Often, people aren’t sure how to approach foster or adoptive parents, or they approach them … Continue reading Support a Foster/Adoptive Family in Your Life