Instead of birthday presents all over the house, we asked our son if he would rather ask for donations to something important to him. For example, my son and his friend share … Continue readingInstead of Birthday Presents – Teaching Philanthropy
I was such a good mom to my oldest kid. The first kid gets the best parents…and the younger ones are screwed. My oldest is turning 11 this weekend. I … Continue readingI Was Such A Good Mom – To My Oldest Kid
It won’t be like this forever. Facebook showed me a “memory” from four years ago with my three little boys on my lap. At the time they were had just … Continue readingIt Won’t Be Like This Forever
If I had a nickel for every time I said these phrases to my kids – I would have a million dollars. Where are your socks? Pick up your socks. You … Continue readingMom Phrases. On Repeat.
I am embarrassed to admit it, but it’s time I start taking care of myself. For eleven years I’ve always put everyone else’s needs before mine. The only time I do … Continue readingSomeday I Will Take Care Of Me
I decided to take control of my house full of “stuff.” The amount of sports stuff, play stuff, school stuff. Jeez! I couldn’t even walk into our small mud/laundry room because it was … Continue readingGarage Locker Storage – DIY