Babies, Toddlers, family, life, love, motherhood, parenting, surviving motherhood, teacher mom, toddlerhood

Can you just stay at daycare?

This one is hard for me to write. I had to write it now because a few months from now it will sting too much. We are in the last few months of daycare and most of her friends are already gone. They all started together about 4 years ago. Juliana started there at 9… Continue reading Can you just stay at daycare?

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“I can’t stay a baby, Mama”

I got to play with my kids tonight. I got to spend real time- no husband, no screen time, no running, no multitasking, no phones- yes I took pictures and videos obviously because it's me. I wanted to cry the whole time, not because I was sad but because I was so damn happy and… Continue reading “I can’t stay a baby, Mama”

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I haven’t been out in 4 years

Ok ok, I've gone out, but I haven't been overnight anywhere, haven't gone on a vacation- which is totally expected with 2 toddlers, and really haven't gone anywhere for more than 4-5 hours? I'm tired. I need to fill my bucket a little more than once a month, if that. And I don't mean leave… Continue reading I haven’t been out in 4 years

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Seasons of Life

Life can be so crazy sometimes. I mean CRAZY- kids, jobs, money, balance, trying to be healthy, marriage, etc. How does anyone stay sane? I really would like to know how anyone stays sane these days. How does anyone not live paycheck to paycheck? People who don't have degrees make millions of dollars and people… Continue reading Seasons of Life

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I just need a minute…

When you're a mom- stay at home mom or working mom, you literally never stop. When people around you say they are exhausted, half the time you want to clock them and say- you don't even know. Even thought they probably went through this when and if they had kids. But damn times have changed.… Continue reading I just need a minute…

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

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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

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Tips on Surviving Motherhood

Let's be real. Sometimes motherhood is just about surviving. I am no expert, but I consider myself a veteran with a toddler and an almost 1 year old. Everyday is a rollercoaster of emotions for me, but I wouldn't trade any moment for the world. I made a list of some tips I thought I… Continue reading Tips on Surviving Motherhood