6 Things I Wish I Knew as a New Mom

After dealing with nine months with a growing wiggling baby boy/girl, morning sickness, swollen ankles, and crying jags for no reason, your precious little one has finally arrived and taken up residence outside the womb, where you can hear her cry – and cry and cry and cry.  It’s enough to make you cry!  I’m [Read On]

Should Moms Be Blamed For a Messy House?

The short answer is no, but they will be and they will accept the blame and feel responsible no matter how untrue that is. Of course, not all moms will feel responsible, and not all moms will be blamed by all visitors. However regrettable, that is how our minds work and it comes from the [Read On]

I’m Terrified I Might Hate Being a Stay-At-Home-Mom

Many years ago, when our moms were moms, staying at home with the kids and looking after the house is what married women and married women with children did.  Times changed and many moms chose a career and daycare as the norm.  I do not believe that either choice is right or wrong.  Each family [Read On]

5 Things Moms Should Never Feel Guilty About 22-07

5 Things Moms Should Never Feel Guilty About

Some moms do guilt better than others, but most feel like they have not done all they can at some times.  Before you beat yourself up much, remember, you are not SuperMom, we’re all just humans, and, as humans, we make mistakes, errors in judgment, and do some silly things sometimes.  Be kind to yourself. [Read On]

When is a child old enough to cross the street alone 20-07

When is a child old enough to cross the street alone?

The first time that you drop that little hand and allow your precious offspring to cross the street alone you feel like your heart is going to beat out of your chest, but Junior has to grow up so if you don’t want to be holding the hand of an 18-year old while crossing, there [Read On]