Babies, Toddlers, family, life, love, marriage, motherhood, parenting, prayer, self care, surviving motherhood, teacher mom, toddlerhood

I see you mama

I see you. I see you working all the time... being a mama, a teacher, a full time worker, a wife, a communicator, a good friend. I see you trying to be the best. I see you waking up early to immediate anxiety of having to get the kids up and ready for school/daycare. I… Continue reading I see you mama

Babies, Toddlers, family, life, motherhood, parenting, sleeping, summer, surviving motherhood, teacher mom, toddlerhood

Hi, I’m late to work everyday

How in God's name do you get to work on time when your significant other works and your 2 kids are under 3 years old? I mean seriously and Dina/Mel if you are reading this, I am late to work everyday- don't fire me! Or maybe you should so I can just stay at home.… Continue reading Hi, I’m late to work everyday

Babies, Toddlers, breastfeeding, love, motherhood, parenting, surviving motherhood, teething

Teething is a Bitch/Get off the Boob

I know I can't blame teething forever, but teething is horrible! Hudson is a happy, even tempered kid, but when teeth are ripping through his poor little gums, my poor little nipples are being sucked dry. I'm so lucky because he has never bit me, but lately he won't get off the boob. The kid… Continue reading Teething is a Bitch/Get off the Boob

Babies, Toddlers, life, motherhood, nutrition, parenting, self care, summer, surviving motherhood, teacher mom

The Summer of Me

This was the best summer and I feel a little guilty saying this because a lot of the summer I spent with me, myself and I. My kids went to daycare full time because we still pay, I worked summer school for a month, and the rest of my time I spent at the pool… Continue reading The Summer of Me

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