motherhood Archive

Neurosis Suits Me

I can say I tried really hard to find balance in my life. It lasted only a month and a half. I gave up because I couldn’t stop crying. Balance is supposed to bring peace, maybe even nirvana. All I wanted to do was eat chocolate and drink. I work really hard ...Read More

Sometimes Truth Stings

On the way to the dance studio, a song came on. She was singing about a boy who wasn’t good for her but she still loved him, one of the lines was, “The heart wants what the heart wants.” I asked my oldest daughter if she thought that line was true or ...Read More

Her Weeping Has Ended

My journey of  liking myself has been long and full of tears. Growing up, I know my parents did their best. I know my mom wanted better for me than she had. Unfortunantely, it wasn’t enough for this tender soul. I feel deeply, express emotionally, am content but never satisfied. This did ...Read More

From Night to Morning

I believe to be the best person you can, you must know yourself. Too often we don’t take the time to figure out why we behave in a certain way. It can be quit liberating to know for instance, the triggers that rile us up. I have read my fair share of ...Read More

Salute to Motherhood, the Tough Teacher

Why can’t we put being a stay at home mom as job experience? Do people not realize how much talent it takes to nurse a new baby and potty train a toddler at the same time? Or the skill to coordinate 6  people’s schedules? I had yet another situation where my experience ...Read More

The Other Side

I saw a saying the other day “The grass is greener on the other side because it is fertilized with more bull..(uummm we will say poop)” I know especially as women we have a problem with comparing. Why is it worse for women? I want to know this! Anyways, we think the ...Read More

My Dirty Secret

I get this question ALL the time. It is usually after the sick and twisted game I play with people. Either they know I go to school but don’t know me personally or know me casually but don’t know I go to school. When I casually interject the fact they don’t know, ...Read More