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My Life As a Stay at Home Mom

I saw this question/status posted on a friends timeline the other day. It wasn’t my first time reading it. But reading it again just gave me a huge reminder of where I have been on my journey as a Stay at Home Mom (SAHM). Becoming a SAHM… I became a SAHM when I lost my nanny. No, she didn’t pass away, but our arrangement came … Continue reading My Life As a Stay at Home Mom

things my kids cry for during the worst times for no reason at all

Things my kids cry for during the worst times for no reason at all.

So pretty much my two kids are the sweetest kids on the planet-naturally. My 7.5 yr old daughter (Izzy) she is well mannered, and extremely sensitive to others feelings. She’s very quiet, a great reader, but the slowest person on the planet. My 2.5 yr old son (Michael) is my wild child. Sweetheart for sure, but holy moly the kids runs, yells, and does everything … Continue reading Things my kids cry for during the worst times for no reason at all.

Why I really hate being a mom…

Being a mom is one tough job. Like, unbelievably tough. I hate this job. Don’t get me wrong though, I absolutely LOVE my kids, and I don’t love them any less because I hate being a mom. It’s just a weird effect from actually becoming a loving parent. But seriously, that being said, I really fucking hate being a mom. Here’s why. It requires an … Continue reading Why I really hate being a mom…

To the fellow mom that validated my existence today…

We interacted for about 45 seconds today at the check out stand at Safeway on 85th street in Kirkland. Your willingness to reach out to me while I tried to sooth my sleepy toddler in his stroller, all while trying to check out more items I could carry, you made a deep impact on me- more than you could have ever known. All you said … Continue reading To the fellow mom that validated my existence today…

Getting over my Mommy Shame

Shame: (noun) a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior. Ouch. Just the definition of the word shame carries a lot of weight. Sadly, there is such a phrase as “mommy shame”. Every mom feels it at one point or another. We beat ourselves up over our millionth mistake as a mom. We carry it over from child … Continue reading Getting over my Mommy Shame