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 ┬áliking 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 ┬ápeople’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