A Few Tips For Making Friends As A Working Mom

Making Friends

Raising kids is hard work.  (I think I’ve started a few other posts with this strong opening – but it’s so true!)  Making time for friends (or making friends in general) while raising those afore-mentioned children can be more hassle than it’s worth.  Okay, well that’s not really true – making time for yourself, alone […]

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Why We Don’t Reward Chores

Why We Don't Reward Chores

Personally, I hate doing chores. If someone paid me to do chores I don’t think it would make me any more likely to do them.  Sadly, chores are a necessary, if annoying, part of life.  Many families enlist things like chore charts, or other reward systems, to encourage children to do more chores.  We used […]

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10 Things That Make Me Happy

10 Things That Make Me Happy

Sarah from Digital Motherhood tagged me in her post “10 Things That Make Me Happy”.  I thought that was great – an idea for a post practically ready to go!  I also participated in the Sunshine Blogger Quiz but I’m not sure if any of the folks I tagged kept that chain going. Anyway, this […]

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Morning Routine Tips For Working Parents

morning routine

It’s time for the morning rush!  Get yourself up, get your kiddos up, eat, get dressed and get ready to head out the door.  Being a working mom, the morning routine is not my finest hour.  And it is, literally, an hour. If your home is anything like mine there is often yelling involved in […]

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5 Signs You’ve Got Mom Confidence

mom confidence

Mom guilt is a real thing.  I have had more than my fair share of it.  But I’m here to tell you there comes a point when you realize you have a good dose of mom confidence in you. What is mom confidence?  It’s the feeling that you’re doing a few things right.  Maybe your […]

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Every June is Busy

Somehow I forget that every June is busy.  The school year is coming to an end, extra-curriculars are wrapping up, and this year, with Rose being 5 now (!), in school and in a dance class that performs in the performance on the “big stage” it’s even busier than last year! Over the past few […]

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