The first word that came to mind when someone asked how my day was today was “relentless.” My day was relentless. From the moment the alarm went off in my freezing cold bedroom to right now, I have been counting down the moments for this day to end. I could have predicted this, but I […]


www.amateurparenting.com — There’s this thing that happens when you spend all day every day saying yes to other people. You stop saying yes to yourself. At least, that’s what’s happened to me over the last several months. I said yes to work. I said yes to friends. I said yes to organizations and groups. I […]


A fellow multiple mom one of my Facebook groups posted today  about feeling frustrated with her 3.5-year-olds and feeling like she needs a break. I could read the guilt in her post as clear as if “GUILT” had been every other word she wrote. The only thing worse than feeling like you want to throttle […]

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