Why Tired Momma’s Stay Up Way Past Bedtime

I began tossing and turning about 5 this morning when Marcus got out of bed. Dozing off a couple of times before I actually got out of bed about 7. I do that 7 days a week because I have two growing little boys that are ready to start the day with a box of waffles and a protein shake, regardless of how tired Mom is. Read more

5 things you should never say to a Stay-at-home-Mom

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When people hear the title Stay At Home Mom (dad/parent/grandparent, etc..I just say Mom because that’s what I answer to), some of them immediately think we have it super easy.  I mean, after all, we don’t have a boss we answer to just a 2 and 5-year-old and we don’t have to wake up super early for a job we just never sleep. What more could you ask for? I can understand why you might think that, if you have never been a stay at home mom, don’t have kids and/or have never spent significant time with children. However, for the rest of the people out there, my response is, “You’ve got to be kiddin’ me, right?”. In my 4 years of being a stay-at-home-mom, I have heard countless remarks and comments regarding my job. These are the ones that stand out to me the most. Read more

You know you’re living the Mom Life when….

Have you ever had a moment or four of realization in parenting? You know… that moment where you drive to your mini vacay of the week the grocery store ALL ALONE and listen to the Sesame Street Theme song the whole way there and didn’t even realize it until you parked. Well, I’ve had TONS of those moments and I’ll bet you can relate to a lot of them as well! Read more