Category #2 · Encouragement · featuredpost · Inspirational

You’re Doing a Good Job Mom

“My head hangs lower and I begin to cry. I need to try harder, to be more disciplined, more structured. I somehow need to find more energy. This coffee isn’t cutting it anymore. I am tired. I am spent. I am a failure and the day is only half through. The tears begin to flow faster.

Then, I stop to look around. . .”

Exhaustion · Friday Favorites · Organization

The 20 Minute Challenge

I recently wrote about the constant war I seem to have with all the “stuff” around here, i.e. my messy home! I was challenged by some of you readers to take it small, finding little bits of time to tackle little bits of work. You inspired me, and I have been doing small challenges with myself… Continue reading The 20 Minute Challenge

Happiness

Welcome to My Messy Home

Never before had I invited a friend over to such an embarrassing mess. We were meeting at a park close to where we both lived. It began to rain. I suggested letting the kids play at the library. It was too far to walk and she did not have a car or carseat with her. I… Continue reading Welcome to My Messy Home

Toddlers

Debunking 12 Myths of the Stay at Home Mom

1. I do not wake up with my husband to make him bacon and eggs and wish him a good day of work. 2. I do not get a thrill out of cleaning my house. 3. I do not spend my days baking cookies and making lemonade. 4. June Cleaver is not my idol, and I do… Continue reading Debunking 12 Myths of the Stay at Home Mom