In the midst of an epic little human meltdown, I repeat those words to myself over and over. "This too shall pass, this too shall pass, this too shall pass." For some parents, that is a sad and emotional phrase. Babies will only be babies for so long, the "terrible two's" will pass, the "tyrant … Continue reading .this too shall pass?
I've heard many times over that "the hardest place to escape is your mind." Well, no offense to the person that first coined that phrase, but they must have not had a toddler or small child running around because they are absolutely impossible to escape! Sometimes it is actually our mind that we can fold … Continue reading . a quick escape
-When you find something that works, double down on it! -Steve Scott -Every time you find something that doesn't work, you're a step closer to finding something that does work! -Markus Zusak As a SN parent, I am constantly trying to stay ahead and prepared for things our little human is "in to." Some things … Continue reading . things that work for us
Of all the posts I have or will ever do, this one is by far the most scary & anxiety ridden. When I decided to start blogging publicly, I promised myself that I would be completely open and honest with myself and anyone that decided my writing was worth reading. Open and honest about my … Continue reading .mental health awareness month – my story
-Think before you speak & if you're an idiot or an asshole, then do us all a favor and tape your mouth shut. Sometimes people just don't know when to keep their mouth shut. It ASTOUNDS me how people can be so cruel and I am even more astounded how misinformed and judgmental they can … Continue reading . what NOT to say
-Coming from a large family makes you feel protected, you have friends and allies. -Paul McGann As I sit here watching Sister Wives episode where Madison gives birth (spoiler alert!) I literally have tears running down my face. I get emotional during any "birth" scene in a movie or TV show, hell even a book!! … Continue reading . more children or not?
-The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but in seeing with new eyes. -Proust Today my inspiration comes from Moana, of all places. Specifically when she bursts out of the tree/cave shouting "WE WERE VOYAGERS!!" Maybe it's because I've watched it well over 100 times & that the songs are actually … Continue reading . we are voyagers!
-I feel like no one has time for me, including myself. -"me time" is actually spelled "bullshit" ok, let me get this out ahead of time.. for many of us, the phrase "make sure you get ME TIME" sends a surge of anger through every fiber of our bodies. Now, obviously I can't speak for … Continue reading .the non-reality of “me time”
-Life isn't fair. It never will be. So quit trying to make it so. You don't need it to be fair. Go make life unfair to your advantages. -Robert Kiyosaki I learned from a very early age that life is just not fair. At least that is how it has always felt to me. … Continue reading . when it’s just not fair
-Have I gone mad? -I'm afraid so. You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret: ALL THE BEST PEOPLE ARE -Alice In Wonderland We all have them. Seemingly simple things that make us individuals. Some people (assholes) call them faults or distractions or say that they make you weird. What they really mean is … Continue reading . quirks & vices