Category Archives: Motherhood

Cleaning Up

I have some OCD tendencies.  I’ll admit it.  I like things a certain way and it drives me mad when they aren’t that way.  In fact I tend to hit a bit of a depression when I am overwhelmed by … Continue reading

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My Boys

In some ways I think my boys are more demanding of my attention than my daughter.   My boys are very sweet little guys. At nine years old they are far more kind and caring than I could have hoped for. … Continue reading

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Poor Patient

I am such a baby when I’m sick!  And it seems that it only getting worse as I get older.  Or perhaps it’s as my kids get older.  It’s almost like the instincts that give me “mommy mode” know that … Continue reading

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Big Shoes To Fill

I’m quite sure somewhere along the way someone has told you that being a parent isn’t easy, and well I’m here to confirm it.  There is a lot of pressure to get it right.  To not screw up your children.  … Continue reading

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Dear Mom

DEAR MOM You held me in your arms You dried my tears      Comforted me You read to me and cooked with me You taught me things You took me places You watched me grow           And                  You let … Continue reading

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Body Trap

I am like most women my age who have had kids – pudgy around the middle. We seem to have been caught in a trap of never being able to lose and keep off the weight we gained from carrying … Continue reading

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Good or Poor Sport?

I’m an only child.  Growing up I had friends to play with and my mom always instilled in my the importance of sharing and playing fair.  We didn’t have video games and hardly watched TV, so we played a lot … Continue reading

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Kicking Myself 

Ever have those moments where you’re kicking yourself for the way you’ve been raising your kids? Like not “Oh my God I’ve raised a monster”, moment but a “great now you’re a picky eater” moment.   Or, like I just … Continue reading

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The Xmas Star of Pressure

I’m about as far from being a religious person as you can get so in our house Xmas is about family and friends and Santa Clause. Having such a huge day based mostly in materialistic gain can bare down a … Continue reading

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Family Time

Family time is anytime. It doesn’t matter what you are doing as long as you are together. We often try to plan actives or events so that we can be together and if your family is anything like mine, there … Continue reading

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