Selfish Selflessness

Being a mother is like being between a rock and a hard place, especially if the rock is a petrified piece of carpet food and the hard place is the mother of all Lego bricks. We live a daily life of conflicting messages: Cuddle your child but don’t smother him. Teach your children to stick … More Selfish Selflessness

Good Mom, Bad Mom

One time, my neighbor stopped by to give me something. In these times of internet-everythinging, visits are not such a common occurrence. She caught us right when we’d returned from the grocery store and all the children were enjoying a fruit pie snack. She made some comment about how I was “such a fun mom” … More Good Mom, Bad Mom