The glorious final stretch after hitting the 36 weeks pregnant mark is here for me! And many of us moms, who’ve been through
From the first moment that stick shows two lines you count down the weeks till your new baby is here. You count down the
I'm sure that this is just the tip of the iceberg... what are the things that you never want to hear?
"Motherhood takes the word 'tired' to a whole new level."
We’re told that it’s all instinct, but that isn’t always the case.
"Oh crap. I only have one mom friend."
Here are some bombs that will be dropped if you are a new parent trying to vacation. Or a seasoned parent who keeps on thinking that vacations will get better. Keep thinking.
Oh my God. People leave me alone...
Even though Mommy may not feel like the superhero the world makes her out to be, her children see through different lenses. And I think upon closer observation, they will notice Mommy has some rather amazing powers.
When I told my kids we were planning to get a car with more seats, my three-year-old daughter said, "For our friends?" Yes, for our friends. And for grandparents. And for us. There you have it. We are getting a minivan and I am actually excited about it. I am just as shocked as you are.
Let this be a pact we share for our babies' bright and happy future.
The picture perfect moms probably will never admit it but I'm grounded enough to not only admit it, but to justify it as well.
Don't wallow in misery even if you do have to drag the dumb heavy car seat and diaper bag with you everywhere because the great news is you won't be walking into kindergarten with it. Take care of yourself NOW, so you don't feel beaten down tomorrow!
Like I said, it's tough being toddler. I've talked to other toddlers and they agree that something needs to be done (what
Post-kids, I rarely feel like I have my act together. I hate that I have turned into the frantic mother that I used to scoff at, but that seems to just be the nature of the beast.