My son, who is 2, will be attending a Catholic School starting this Fall. When touring the school, I was very impressed with their program. They had a lot of structure, the kids were actively learning, and they wore uniforms (which I think is great). I realize some of you reading this post are rolling… Continue reading Mandatory Parent Orientation for My Son’s New School
Throughout my adolescent and young adult life, I had been overweight/obese. I've tried every known diet out there and some worked more than others, but every time I would put the weight back on. As I got older, the number on my scale grew. As that number grew, I became more and more discouraged. It… Continue reading My Journey to Losing 110 lbs
Over these past two years, I have made mistakes and triumphs in my child-rearing experience. I am BY NO MEANS an expert. However, I thought I would share with you some things that I have learned through raising my own crazy toddler and some of my experience in the classroom with young children. Raising kids… Continue reading What I’ve learned so far about child-rearing…
"I look around and see my wonderful life Almost perfect from the outside In picture frames I see my beautiful wife Always smiling But on the inside, I can hear her saying "Lead me with strong hands Stand up when I can't Don't leave me hungry for love Chasing dreams, what about us? Show me… Continue reading What it’s Like to Fully Function with Depression, Anxiety, and OCD
Have you ever hear the expression; if they get hungry enough, they will eat. Well let me tell ya, some kids will starve to death! My son being one of those children. I have fought the eating battle since the DAY HE WAS BORN! And I am NOT over-exaggerating. We had to keep putting Smuckers jelly on… Continue reading Some Kids Will Just Starve
I know we have all been there... 'Jane's kid is just running wild! If I were her, I'd get a hold of him and ______'. 'Did you see what Susy's kid just did?! He could have hurt himself! If she was paying closer attention, she would have seen him and maybe even kept that from… Continue reading MOM SHAMING!!
Have you ever noticed as a parent you say things you NEVER thought you would say? I mean think about it... Did you ever think you would say, 'don't put germ X in your hair!'?! I have compiled a list of things I personally never thought I'd say. Please quit picking your nose. Don't eat… Continue reading Did I say that?!