Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Bad Beef

Hunched over the toilet this evening, fighting nausea, daring not to breathe, I am forced to face the harsh reality that motherhood has robbed me of any right to privacy. Completely oblivious to the sights, smells and sounds coming from my body, my children bounced over and around me like I was a jungle gym. How is that possible?

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Nine Things You Should Never Say to a Stay-at-Home Mom

I came across this article on tonight. If I had a nickel...
Whether a woman decides to postpone her career and stay at home with the kids, or continue working, she's doing what she thinks is best for her family. It's her business, not yours. Butt out!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Keeping An Eye Out

Conversations with my nearly four-year old son are specific, energetic, and almost always humorous. This afternoon, I was keeping an eye on the kids while the rode their tricycles on this beautiful, winter day. My son rides up to me and asks:

Him: Mommy, are you keeping an eye on us?
Me: Of course I am!
Him: Then cover up your other eye!

At that moment, my two and a half year old daughter chimes in, "keeping an eye...keeping an eye..."

Honestly, never a dull moment.