On my mental to-do list is, ‘Write a Life-List.’ Lots of you may already have one, and for your sakes, I hope you’ve been regularly crossing off accomplishments and adding new items, because Oprah…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Me Do Kids Mom Dec 2, 2010.
When I was pregnant with my first baby, I spent an inordinate amount of time 'planning' the birth. That’s right, ‘planning.’ And for those of you who’ve been through the birthing process yourselves, you know that planning a birth is a lot like planning a sneeze.
Now, I know some of you out there labored and delivered as intended. And to you ladies I say: Congratulations, I’m somewhat happy for you. However, if you were like me and midway through your natural labor flipped your…
Posted on February 10, 2011 at 10:30am — 5 Comments
It’s usually around this time of year when I consider packaging up my mind and shipping it off to some kind of servicing center where they can 'make it right again,' and I know I'm not alone. I'm sure a lot of you feel like you've been dangled by your ankles over a snow bank since the holidays. Then, just when you realized you weren't wearing any pants, life let go and dropped you head first into a pile of slush.…Continue
Posted on January 31, 2011 at 2:30pm
A few weeks ago, I took the girls swimming at the YMCA. Meaning I bundled them up into their heavy, winter coats, wrestled them into their car seats, drove the 15 minutes there, parked in the lot and then leaned my forehead on the steering wheel and imagined what a nap would feel like. Then I unbuckled them from their car seats and shuffled them through the building, and finally got us all into one of the family bathrooms where I attempted to change the three of us without catching a case of…Continue
Posted on January 7, 2011 at 11:26am — 9 Comments