One Fact in Motherhood: Some Days Everything Falls Apart

Today was a circus. The 5 year old, almost 3 year old, 1 year old, and baby were all cranky from the moment their toes hit the floor. Okay so not the baby’s toes exactly. But anyway, there was constant noise and constant screams and constant whines throughout my house all day. The 5 year old lied three times and threw some verbal punches at his sister. Careless words I’d never heard before. Pinching, hitting, crying, and the like…

You Might be a Stay-at-Home Mom to Four Kids, 4 & Under If…

. You find your morning cup of coffee still sitting in the microwave at 5:00 pm 2. The most popular comments in public are, “Wow, you have your hands full!” and “Are ALL those yours?” 3. You have 10 pacifiers and can’t find one in the house 4. Sitting in the church service with your husband feels like a date

Why I’m a Stay-at-Home Mom: The Short Story

From last week’s blog post You Write the Title, I Write the Post, I decided to tackle Grace Graieg’s title: Why I’m a Stay-at-Home Mom. Thank you for the great topic/title Grace and for everyone who participated! My desire to be a stay-at-home mom (SAHM) came from an early age. My mom was a SAHM …

Life in the Formative Years

The formative years. I’ve been told they are the most critical years in a child’s life and I’m quickly learning that they are tough. Time-outs, spankings, constantly on the go, changing diapers, saying “no”, reading books, cuddling throughout the day, praying for friends at bed-time, learning numbers and the alphabet, potty training, playing trains and …