After a few false starts and intentional ignorings of my alarm, I rose before the children needed to with the intent to get a head start on the day. The idea sounded great last night -you know, during that time I looked over the laundry, paper bills and tax forms, dishes, laundry, to-do list, messy … More A Head Start on the Day?
I’m really bad at predictions. Take today, for example: I thought I would probably get outside, eat at a mealtime, and wear pants. I guess one can’t assume anything where parenthood is concerned. Photo Credit: Markus Spiske
“Everybody to the car!” Despite the regularity with which I yell this phrase, my offspring have yet to respond the way I expect. I think I picture immediate reaction, response, frenzy, and (obviously) obedience. I see myself picking up my purse and walking out to find four smiling boys all buckled and ready to go. … More Time Zones
I don’t know about you, but I am terrible at this titular axiom, Just Find Time for Yourself. Frankly, it’s because I DO NOT EVER have it. Ever since I first started growing a person inside my body over twelve years ago, I have been permanently attached to another soul. “But, but… they cut the umbilical … More Just Find Time for Yourself