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What Will My Children Say About Me When They Are Grown?

My husband and I had a cup of coffee together this morning. Both boys were up half the night.  The only advantage of this, is that they slept in and we were able to steal some precious morning moments together. And by precious moments, I mean both of our eyes barely open, yawning, mentioning that… Continue reading What Will My Children Say About Me When They Are Grown?

Autism · Brothers · Homemaking · Survival Mode

What No One Told Me About Being A Stay At Home Mom

Being a working mom was HARD. Like for reals. Working outside the home in an executive level, management position meant every single day felt like a mad dash to achieve, perform, manage, and mother – all at the same time. But the truth is, working outside the home was predictable. It was steady. It was… Continue reading What No One Told Me About Being A Stay At Home Mom

Autism · Brothers · Family · Homemaking · Homeschooling · Lupus · Parenting · Survival Mode

My Love-Hate Relationship With Screen Time

This week is “Screen-Free” week. Or around here, “Feel Like A Bad Mom” week. When I think about the amount of time my children spend on screens, my head hurts. The guilt. The assurance that I am absolutely doing the wrong thing. The feeling that good mommas would never… The truth is, I sometimes hate… Continue reading My Love-Hate Relationship With Screen Time

Autism · Brothers · Grief · Homemaking · Lupus · Parenting · Sensory Processing Disorder · Survival Mode

How To Survive Survival Mode

It feels like a whole lotta nothing, but clearly something has been going on here these days. It’s been a whole lotta let’s try to get you to take this medicine before we take this medicine. And a whole lotta I know it’s 1AM and you still can’t sleep. And a whole lotta what shall… Continue reading How To Survive Survival Mode

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A Day In Our Life – School

A day in our life can bring many things. This week (because so many of you have asked for it – be careful what you wish for people!), I want to tell you a little about what our day to day actually entails. I found in trying to write about a typical day, it was… Continue reading A Day In Our Life – School