• Blog Posts,  Family

    Thank You is Just Not Enough

    So often, as a mother, I find myself running through my daily routine… focused like a well-trained sniper on the kids and all that needs to be done. In the hours of the day it’s all about who’s been fed, dressed, have you brushed you teeth,let’s do homework, tidy your rooms, etc… Has the house been cleaned, laundry done, appointments and deadlines met. (You get the point.) But then there comes this day – Father’s Day – and all of a sudden our focus needs to move to another person… Yup, that’s you Pappa. It’s then that we seem to “all of a sudden” think about all you do, and that’s sad,…

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    Admitting it, is hard!

    Sitting here… trying to think of something to write… (cue crickets chirping!) I am at a complete loss for words, without inspiration, I have absolutely no energy, or enthusiasm to put words to paper. I remember when I started this blog 5 months ago, I promised myself I would always “say it like it is”, be honest with my readers, open myself up and write. Well… As I’ve gotten more into this “blogging thing”, and realized how many people actually read what you write, I’ve found myself closing up. Not wanting to write about how I feel all the time. Embarrassed to have people look at me and remark… “shame, poor…

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    Blog Posts,  Family

    When Motherhood Becomes Too Much

    You finally get a moment to look down and see this beautiful little face in front of you. Two closed eyes, a cute little nose and full pink lips. Wow, it takes your breath away. Absolute perfection. Even sleepless nights can’t burst this bubble of pure bliss. Whether it’s no 1 or 5, the euphoria of moments like these cannot be dimmed.  And that is good, that is how it should be. A moment never to be missed. And then reality smacks you right in the face (just in case you got lost in that little moment of bliss). And when I say, “reality smacks you in the face” I…