Today I witnessed the most beautiful and bizarre event. Our family met up with three other families to go sledding and NO ONE FACEBOOKED THIS. So, I wonder, did it happen?
On Christmas day, 1983, my husband and I had our first child. If nothing much had stressed me out before, now that I was a mother, nearly everything did.
Can you just imagine for a minute what would happen if a toddler was allowed to draft a concert rider? I don’t about your kids, but mine would demand the following:
I have thrown my fair share of birthday parties, surprise parties, backyard BBQ’s, reunions, dinner parties, and soirees. The number one thing that annoys me is when a guest doesn’t RSVP. You know what that does? It makes planning an event nearly impossible to figure out. Who is coming? How much food do I need? How […]
The most amazing gift in life that I can give my kids – besides my unconditional love, of course – is the power of optimism. When a kid has the super hero-like power of optimism he can handle any of the tussles that life will surely throw his way. Optimism is that fundamental belief that […]
As a stay at home mom, I have very few options for being fashionable thanks to chasing kids and cleaning messes all day. I mean let’s get real. Being a mom is a dirty, busy, crazy job and high heels, hunter orange or Tiffany blue polish, and polka dot silk scarves are just not exactly […]
ONE MOTHER’S REACTION TO THE SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS By Michelle C. I don’t talk about politics or religion or sex on my blog. Well, other than to occasionally make fun of or rant about Donald Trump, but come on, it’s Donald Trump. I don’t talk about it because I am not prepared for the onslaught […]
It’s Halloween and at our house there is a flurry of activity – and the sun hasn’t risen yet. Our kids have lost their little minds over the excitement of dressing up like little ghouls and running around the streets of our village town square collecting candy in their brightly colored plastic pumpkin pails. My […]
It is with GREAT pleasure that I get to tell you that It’s Really 10 Months Special Delivery: A Collections of Stories from Girth to Birth Edited by the marvelous Natalie Guenther, Kim Schenkelberg, and Celeste Snodgrass has hit the stores! This book is a perfect gift for moms and moms-to-be! Filled with more than […]
Sure, we all know Suburban Mom, she has 15 million different blogs on the Internet, but have you met Rural Maine Mom? She’s a fun and almost scary mom who can handle any kind of trouble her kids or Mother Nature can throw her way. Just give her a cup of coffee and her flannel […]