I sit here fighting tears as I attempt to write “the letter”. I’ve written this letter before, in different circumstances, and it never gets easier. Somehow I’m supposed to fit everything about the last seven months into this letter to deliver to the next mommy and daddy. I pray I’ve captured everything I wanted, needed, … Continue reading The Letter
It’s been a while. Unfortunately, life has taken over and I simply haven’t had the chance to get a good post out. What better day than Thanksgiving, though, to take a moment to write. I’m thankful for the gift of writing. The opportunity to reach others through my words, bringing peace, comfort, humor or whatever … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving
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