Surviving Children: Laugh
I saved the best post for last! As a mom of a 4 year old, 2 year old and 8 month old, I learned the value of laughter! Laughter is a good medicine. It balms the soul when the waves of anxiety buffet. It clears the mind when lists and deadlines loom. It reminds us [...]Read full story
Surviving Children: Put Blinders On!
Today’s post follows naturally after yesterday’s encouraging words about letting go of perfectionism. One of my biggest snares as a parent is when I compare myself to other moms. This leads to extreme frustration, disappointment and unrealistic expectations.Read full story
Surviving Children: Don’t kill yourself with perfectionism
As if mothering three very dependent young children, volunteering in the community, and blogging full time was not enough, I tried to be perfect at everything. Let me tell you, that did not last long at all. A lesson I learned early on, that might have saved my sanity, was: it is ok to let [...]Read full story
Surviving Children Part 2: Get out of the House!
I am a mom of a 4 year old, 2 year old and 8 month old. Life is downright chaotic and stressful! With a baby on my hip I help the 2 year old pour his own chocolate milk and answer questions about why my 4 year old’s computer game is not working.Read full story
Surviving Motherhood by Asking for Help
I am very excited to write for DrGreene.com this week. I am a young mother (27 years) of three very young children. Lizzie is 4 years old, David 2, and Lucy is 8 months. I am always on the search for healthy ways to increase my energy (and getting more rest, while the best way, [...]Read full story