I’ve been through at least five Nannies/Babysitters in the last three years. In the beginning, I think I was a fairly laid back employer. I did background checks, I asked for references and I really interrogated all prospective candidates. Yet, I still managed to find the worst sitters imaginable. Here’s a list of eight things… Continue reading 8 Reasons Why I Fired My Sitter
I know a woman who thinks everything is of the Devil, this post is dedicated to her.
The blogosphere is inundated with back to school posts and frankly I’m tired of reading about it. I’m tired of reading about moms crying into their whiskey laced coffee mugs because Johnny started Pre-K. My kids haven’t gone back yet, in fact, orientation is today and I’m not going to pretend I’m not happy as… Continue reading Moms, It's Okay To Be Happy They're Back In School
Everyday starts the same way, we have a routine that we follow. My sister and twin brother have it down. Every morning is a new day for me. I don’t remember what we did yesterday. I don’t know why my brother knows what to do and I don’t. I’m always so confused. Mommy gets so… Continue reading Mommy, Can You Help Me?
I have a friend who is recently separated from his spouse, who came to me for help in trying to win her back. We tried a lot of things but sometimes a relationship can be so far gone that it’s not salvageable. Once he realized that, he asked me a question, “What can I do… Continue reading 5 Things Divorced Moms Wish Dads Would Do
The thing I never really anticipated about potty training and being a single mom is how much time I’d have to spend in the bathroom. It was once my favorite place in the house, a room of solitude and tranquility. Where I could wile away the minutes of my day playing Candy Crush. Now it’s… Continue reading Wash Your Friggin' Hands!!
I don’t mind road trips and recently I’ve been taking a lot of them. Shuttling my kids back and forth down the I-95 Corridor every other weekend to facilitate visitation has proven challenging but I do it for my kids. Yes, I’m breaking my own arm patting myself on the back because I hear way… Continue reading Riding In Cars With Little Boys
It’s totally different raising girls versus raising boys. I think back now to when it was just my daughter and she didn’t get into half as much stuff as her brothers did at the same age.
We all know we love our date nights, right? The chance to get away from the kids and reconnect with our spouses over some cocktails is a great idea. What do you do when you feel disconnected from your kids? That’s when it’s time to go on a date night. Here are some ideas to… Continue reading 10 Kid Date Night Ideas
I finally had had enough. I pulled off my youngest twin’s pull up and said we’re going cold turkey. It turns out he was more ready for it than I was.