Babies, Toddlers, disciplining a toddler, motherhood, parenting, surviving motherhood, toddlerhood

Holy Meltdowns

Does your toddler go from 0-200? My 3 year old does and I constantly go back and forth between wondering if I should be worried, to NO, this has to be normal, right?! My husband is a firefighter and I'm a full-time teacher. It's now summer and I am off from my job, although still… Continue reading Holy Meltdowns

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Relationships with Kids

I was recently listening to the RISE Together podcast with Rachel and Dave Hollis. As I write this, I am currently running 8 miles trying to do talk to text because I have a million thoughts for this blog post. During this podcast and this especially hard run, I realized dude, I can do this… Continue reading Relationships with Kids

Babies, Toddlers, motherhood, parenting, surviving motherhood, toddlerhood

The day I snapped

Life is freakin hard lately. Being a mom is the hardest job I have ever done in my life. I am trying so hard to juggle my life and I can't seem to get ahold of it. I feel so overwhelmed with everything and I feel like a big failure. I miss my first-born- just… Continue reading The day I snapped

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What about me?

Today, in particular, I'm feeling the weight of the world. I am tired and cranky and exhausted. It's not about me anymore though. It's about the kids. I don't mean to sound conceited or rude, but I just want it to be about me today. I want to curl up in a ball in my… Continue reading What about me?

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36 Mom Realities

1. You can't really wear perfume anymore because your nursing babes will choke on it. Hell, you really can't be cute anymore unless you have a nanny, are rich, and/or you have help around the clock. 2. Can't really be naked anymore because your toddler will tell everyone they saw your "Gina". 3. Your car… Continue reading 36 Mom Realities

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I hate phases

"They grow up so fast. Oh, it's just a phase. You think the terrible two's are bad?¬†Wait until they are three. I miss that age." I can't stand it! I hate phases! I don't want my babies to grow up. Yes, I complain that it's hard right now trying to balance everything while having 2… Continue reading I hate phases