I’ve also been told I need to take time for me. I can do that; if that ‘me time’ can be about thirty seconds…
What do you do all day? When I was a young mom, a childhood friend asked me this. I understand that the question is among the Top Ten mothers hear, but it was the first time someone had literally asked me. My friend had been working and going to school. She was genuinely curious about what … More What Do You Do All 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
I read most of a book recently. The author recommended making time for what’s important. Clearly, he posited, if x was something worth fighting for, x should be top priority. May I be sexist for minute, and say what a guy thing that was to advise? His quote is just the thing my well-meaning husband … More What’s Important
“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