It’s been one of those days … The dim light burns my eyes, and I cringe in anticipation of the morning alarm. My head pounds as I sink deeper into the fluffy white comforter. I even went to bed early. How can I still feel so exhausted? Time passes, and I’ve hit the snooze for… Read More Survival mode
As usual, this morning my ears awoke before the rest of my body. That’s how we moms roll, right? “Mooooooooooom!!!!” my three-year-old bellowed up the stairwell. My body was concrete, my head was mush. Yesterday, I drove round-trip to D.C. again and pulled in way past their bedtime. “Mom! Mama! Mom-Mommy-Mamamamama-Mommmmy!” Eyelids … come on eyelids… Read More One day
Hey Mom & Dad! Want to crack the porn topic with your kids, but not sure how? Here are a few links sent by fellow parents and readers just like you. I LOVE to get stuff like this in my inbox! Thanks for sharing! Enjoy! Pass them on! ~MamaC 7 Dangerous Apps That Parents Need to Know… Read More Porn & Parenting: practical tips
It’s a new week! Time for “Might Be a Mama!” You might be a mama if … You often double as a soccer goal or jungle gym during your yoga workout. Do you know what I’m talking about? Read this hilarious article on the topic: “Child’s Pose” by Amanda Hamilton Roos, Power of Moms … Read More Yoga mom
Editor’s note: I wrote this post while I was still blogging anonymously. Although it is directed to my Wives of Porn Addicts (WoPAs)–the only audience I had at the time–I think there are some lessons here that apply to all of us, no matter what our circumstances. Did you ever keep a diary during your… Read More Blogging Binoculars
Recently, we’ve had a family project assembling our 72-hour kits or ‘bug-out bags.’ One morning, after a shopping trip, I had left all the ’emergency’ food bagged in the kitchen. Liam, age 3, became particularly interested in that fun-looking food (not what we usually eat) and wanted to know what it was all was about…… Read More Emergency!
Amazing post by a SURVIVOR of the sex trade.
Missing my ex-husband’s family today, as I often do… I wrote the following piece about six years ago. Who knew that I’d be re-reading my own words so many years later, finding peace and wisdom in an excerpt that–at the time–had such different meaning to me? Back then I was on the other side. The… Read More What is a family?
Camden (age 7): Mom, I have a serious problem. Me: What’s up, buddy? C: The girl who gave me this cat wants it back. M: Uh-oh C: Yeah, and I told her, “It’s been like … a year!” And she’s mad that I put a ‘C’ on the tag. (He shows me how he labeled… Read More Want to trade?