Surviving Children: Laugh
    September 2, 2011
    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. …

    African American Family having a pillow fight.
    September 1, 2011
    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 lead…

    August 31, 2011
    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 …

    toddler walking outside
    August 30, 2011
    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 …

    Surviving Motherhood by asking for help
    August 29, 2011
    Surviving Motherhood by Asking for Help

    I am very excited to write for 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 …