Summer time fun without electronics

Summer Time Boredom Is All Right

Well, as it happend I blew up at my children the other day and amazingly fast they figured out how to have their own fun. It was one of those moments when we as parents reach our limit and need to let off some steam (each weekend), I proposed to (shouted at) my two children that maybe it was time to switch off all electronics and go play outside. Like right now!

“Only dull people … Read the rest

Creating Memories As We Go Through Life

“She will never remember life before her brother,” everybody tells me once I begin to allow the guilt of ending your only child years seep in. “To him, it will always have been this way.”

I know they are right, and their assurances provide me comfort in those quiet moments when I feel the rush of guilt stronger than any other emotion I could recognize. However, the fact that you won’t remember our time before … Read the rest

Kon Mari method to organizing your home

How I Finally Won the Fight Against Clutter and Learned to Love Housework: Part 1

Right off the bat, I wanted to let you know I was not paid or perked for writing this post in any way. I asked me to write about it and bought the book myself. I just wanted to share my adventures with anyone who’ll listen since I feel completely changed by this process. I think some of you will find it helpful, too.

As I am sitting here writing this, there are two bits … Read the rest

Did I Become A Helicopter Wife And Mom?

It’s 1:00 PM on a Sunday; I am applying my makeup after a bath when I hear my son’s significant whining downstairs. Yet, in my towel and not interested on running through our mostly curtainless house to make a bottle and haul my overtired child back up the staircase to his room, I choose to wait for a few minutes.

My husband is with him, he can take care of it. I got blush … Read the rest