NOT- The Sounds of Silence

"Hello darkness, my old friend I've come to talk with you again Because a vision softly creeping Left its seeds while I was sleeping And the vision that was planted in my brain Still remains Within the sound of silence" Dear Paul Simon: What would you call this? Do you hear what I hear? from … Continue reading NOT- The Sounds of Silence

Their Tiny Two-Cents Worth

Maybe I’m crazy, or maybe I’m just a mom of toddlers. Maybe this doesn’t happen for all moms, but there has to be some of you out there who are in the same shoes. Let me break down a little scenario for you. So, I’m having a typical toddler day. They are running about, playing … Continue reading Their Tiny Two-Cents Worth

Comfort From A 4-Year-Old

Four years and four hours ago your daddy and I welcomed you into this world. After a scheduled inducement where you broke my water the morning of anyway, we headed to the hospital bright and early for a day full of labor. No one was going to tell you when to come into this world. … Continue reading Comfort From A 4-Year-Old

3 Reasons Why Running the Sweeper Doesn’t Suck When You’re A Mom

I would not exactly be what you call a neat freak. A bit of a germophobe, yes, but not a neat freak. This is why it is surprising to me that I have come to realize my love for running the sweeper, and as I reflect more deeply on my life as  a mom, here … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Running the Sweeper Doesn’t Suck When You’re A Mom

Ya Win Some, Ya Lose Some

Every parent knows the joys of a parenting win and also the abysmal distress of a parenting fail. I had one of each back to back this weekend that just beg for sharing. On Saturday, a good friend of mine was over for a play date, of the Mommy persuasion rather than kid. She came … Continue reading Ya Win Some, Ya Lose Some