Tag: parenting is hard

Keep Your Parenting Comments to Yourself: This Is MY Circus!

Recently, not one but two people commented on the parenting choice I was making in a particular split-second of a moment. One I had...

Raise Your Hand If You Know What You’re Doing (Not You,...

Yup, today I was truly the worst mother on the face of the earth. I had screamed when I wasn't yelling and snarled when I...

Truth: Parenting Sucks Sometimes (But That’s OK)

We had to wait a long time to have our babies. Our oldest is 10 and our youngest are not quite 2-and-a-half. Through all...

How Many Kids Doesn’t Matter — It’s All Hard!

If you had told my younger self I'd one day have four children, I would have laughed at you. No way, I would have said. That's...

Surrendering to Motherhood

In eight years of being a mom, I never cried “uncle.” Until last summer, in July, when I called my own mother in tears...

The Mom I Hope My Kids Remember

Now that I am a parent, I often try to remember when I was a kid and what my parents were like with me...