Dude. Momming is soooo harrrrrd. I mean, right? Sometimes we don’t want to admit it for fear of sounding too complain-y. I know I sound like a broken record saying “Today was really rough” every single day. But let’s be […]
It’s not always easy to be the last of 5 kids. Often there’s just too much going on in a family of seven for the last kid to get a lot of one-on-one attention. Sometimes usually that fifth kid may […]
The short answer: When they need it. The long answer: It took me years of struggling with anxiety, depression, OCD, and ADHD to finally realize I needed help. I had no idea the way I was feeling wasn’t normal. Nor […]
So Winter Break was great, amiright? All the kids are back at school now and the hubby is back at work. I guess I was just a teeny bit ready for them to go back. They weren’t really driving me […]
Sometimes I secretly hate Cristmastime.
I hate guilt.
Taking care of a toddler is no small feat. Whether you’re babysitting for an hour, or have your hands full day after day with one or more of your own, you can survive this. You just need a few […]
1 With 5 kids and countless illness between them, I will still never get used to them being sick. 2 I’ll be always grateful a fever is not vomit cuz that crap is way worse. 3 The old school bath […]
These may not be truly “lesser-known.” But they are things nobody told me how to do, that I had to figure out anyway. Feel free to share!
“Oh, we danking? We danking??”
My little reminder today in church that even though I’m out in the hall with a toddler running wild, He is just glad we’re there. Seriously, I can just imagine The Savior looking down on BB (and me) and thinking, “I don’t […]
Everyone knows you’re more lenient with your last kid. It’s a running joke with just about everyone everywhere that parents are incredibly strict and hover-y with their first kid and excessively permissive and hands-off with their last. There are articles about birth order, […]