When Dinner Together Seems Impossible

When Dinner Together Seems Impossible

Ten years ago, I left the house each morning by 6:30 with two children in tow. I arrived back home no earlier than 7:00 in the evening. I was a single mom, with two wonderfully unique little boys and I was overwhelmed every single second of the day. Every night was a mad dash to bedtime, just so we could get up and do...Read More

Special Needs Motherhood Is Messy

My son and I watch the show, Dirty Jobs, every night as a way to wind down before bedtime. He loves it. I love it. It works for us. Last night, he looked at me in the middle of the show and said, "You don't get paid, so Mike Rowe couldn't come here. But you have a really dirty job." I smiled and agreed....Read More
Mom Confession: I Do A Lot Less Than You Think - motherhood, special needs, blogging

Mom Confession: I Do A Lot Less Than You Think

How do you do so much? You homeschool and blog? How is that even possible? You have so much going on. How do you do it? I am asked these questions and ones just like them all the time. The truth is, every single time I am asked, I feel bad. I worry that I am somehow making another mom feel less-than. I worry...Read More

When My Home Feels Out Of Control

The past six months have been some of the most difficult of my entire life. My youngest son was hospitalized for almost two weeks in October, and our family has been reeling ever since. Simple things seem hard – Cleaning schedules Meal plans Homeschooling consistency The laundry I have yet to get these basics back on track.   Although my son is home now...Read More

Mom Confession: YouTube Makes My Life Easier

I used to be a little bitter when I cooked dinner and then my husband didn't do the dishes. To be fair, most nights he would, but some nights, not so much. I would also hate my life when the laundry needing to be folded piled up on my bed throughout the day and I could no longer see the other side of my...Read More