I am a tidy and organized individual. My daughters, on the other hand, are total hoarders! Yes, just like on the A&E television show. They are obsessed with collecting junk and they refuse to throw anything away. Their ‘junk piles’ and purses filled with ‘neat stuff’ are driving me crazy! My middle daughter is the
Now that my daughter is right around the corner from two years old, I’m pretty sure I’ve got this mommy thing worked out. Hahahahahahaha that’s a lie because no one ever figures this stuff out. But I can say, I think I’ve hit something of a stride – a certain comfort level, at least
There are mornings when I wake up, change from my pajamas directly into sweats, throw on some mascara for…who??…and fix my daughter her breakfast. And watch morning cartoons. And struggle to get my obstinate toddler to get dressed or get out the door or do anything. It makes me long for heels and dress pants and
We were sitting on the floor – me, cross legged and she in my lap – drawing on the chalkboard wall. As I wrote the letters, she called them out: L – O – V – E “What does that spell?” I asked. “Mommy!” she said. I just smiled, writing that word next.
I’m fortunate to have a job with flexibility to bring my daughter with me to practice when those last-minute conflicts pop up. I don’t make a habit of this, mind you, and she never stays for the whole practice; but there have been a couple of moments this past season where I had to throw Nora
I believe that all our happiness comes from within. I believe that we are the only ones that can create or destroy our happiness. It all comes from our minds – what we think about ourselves, about others and about our lives. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I’ve had a life-long struggle with anxiety.
I have a mommy mantra. You know, that little pep talk you give yourself to stay centered and, well, sane. What’s the mantra I hear in my head throughout the day? Pay attention. Pay attention. Pay attention, Christa! This short phrase snaps me out of my day dreaming and dilly-dallying. It keeps me in the moment
Agree or disagree…this is me. I will be nursing my daughter past one year of age and as of now, plan to let her self wean. No, I won’t still be nursing her as a teenager and I think the chances of her breastfeeding even for several more years is slim. I’ve been perfectly content
Hi ya’ll! I’m Danielle and I am a work at home mother of three here in Connecticut! I am in the Fairfield County area, and I love living here! I was born and raised in Stratford and one day I will migrate back there! That is certain a goal for me! I just figured I