If I’m not a teacher anymore, what am I? Am I JUST a mom? It embarrasses me to realize I had these underlying thoughts about stay at home moms.
Author Archive | Tricia
I am not suggesting we completely eliminate screen time. But parents are still the best educators our kids have, especially during the early years.
While hair cuts and styles are not end of the world problems, whenever my emotions/hormones are high, I tend to make impulsive decisions.
William entered the world at 5:34am. There were no cries. There were no happy tears from the mom. The dad was unable to be in the OR.
But then I stopped, reflected on the fact that today just wasn’t a good day at work, and realized that for me, being a working mom makes me a better mom.
I was crushed. My entire body was numb. She got up and left the room, and there I sat, all alone in my paper gown on the cold examination table.
Each of these stages in mom-hood has it’s own unique challenges. Do what you can to take care of yourself in the craziness of mom life.
My husband and I don’t go on many dates. However, when we do, we try to find unique activities that aren’t the typical “dinner and a movie”.
Honestly, I’m not sure how I would have survived those first few months without my mom squad. Sometimes, you need another mom to “tell you like it is”.
There’s another woman in our life. She’s our daycare provider, and she loves our sons infinitely more than I could have dreamed.