When sleep eludes you

March 12, 2013
snoring husband

Sleep has never been something that comes easy for me. I lay awake at night, listening to the sounds of my house for long after I’ve turned off the lights. It’s highly annoying. Some nights I luck out and fall asleep after a mere 10 minutes, but usually it’s 20 or even 30. My …

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Where’s My Gold Star: When Life Gets In The Way

January 28, 2013
Where's My Gold Star: A Parenting Production

This house just cannot get healthy.  Someone is always sniffing, blowing their nose, coughing or, like today, spiking a nice 102 degree fever. What the hell? I am so over this.  OVER THIS I TELL YOU. Last week I got an invite to a super fun event for TOMORROW.  One of my rock star friends couldn’t go so …

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Where’s My Gold Star: When Mama Is Sick

January 22, 2013
dressed and fed

We all know that mamas don’t get sick days.  We pop pain killers or cold medicine and drudge through the day in a foggy haze.  There’s no rest for the weary. But what happens when both parents are sick? Saturday morning my husband and I both woke up and thought “uh oh.”  Nothing major, just that feeling …

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Mama deserves a gold star! {Link up!}

January 15, 2013
did you earn

Do you remember back in elementary school when you’d get a gold star on the top of your paper or on a behavior chart when you did something great? It’s time to bring that back. Every single day we do something as parents that I think warrants a gold star. Take yesterday for …

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Introducing my new link-up: Where’s My Gold Star?

January 14, 2013
coffee gold str

Parenting can be amazing, awesome and full of delights. It can also be ridiculously frustrating. Those are the days when I really wish someone would come in my house and hand me a gold star…simply for completing the day. So I decided to create a weekly linky where we can all share those frustrations and the small …

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