Mom-hood

Boss Baby

  If you haven’t watched all the amaze Bob Ross reruns on Netflix, I don’t even know who you are. I mean, basically it’s free art classes, therapy, and fashion advise all wrapped up in one. His happy accidents remind me to just go with it…except when the accidents aren’t happy, and they aren’t mine, and it totally is my…

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Mom-hood

Single Tasking vs Multi-Tasking

The other day I opened my pantry to find my almond milk in there. Me:  “Who the hell put….this….in….. <realizing that it was me>  …..oh yeah <haha>…me” I have done many things like this.  Some of my top brainless wonders have been forgetting to pick up my children, cooking a pork roast for 12 hours, and flooding both my old…

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Mom-hood

Bad Mom’s

With so many “bad mom” movies out today, us real life ‘bad mom’s’ can finally admit our own ‘mom fails’, and share our own (often hilarious) stories.  The best part is that we can realize that we are not alone. https://www.today.com/parents/14-real-life-bad-moms-confess-their-most-hilarious-parent-t101216 From forgetting the Tooth Fairy, getting caught with “Santa Gifts”, forgetting a kid, losing a kid (always in K-mart)…

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Mom-hood

The Benefit of ‘Slow Parenting’

I don’t know about you but I am constantly in a hurry.  I always have been.  I am usually late for everything and somehow, even when I’m not late, I feel late, so I am constantly rushing. My mind is a constant whir of activity, which does’t help anything either.  There is a laundry list in my brain of things…

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Mom-hood, Relationships

Lessons from my Grandchildren

The love I have for my grandchildren is wordless. When I look at them and think about them I feel as if my heart is expanding. Like it could almost burst out of my chest. Sometimes I tell my children I love my grandchildren more. However, I love them all the same. It’s just that love expands so it gets…

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Mom-hood

Grandma, I love you more than the trees!

Bentley, my grandson will say, “Grandma, I love you”. It will be in the quiet times when we’re snuggling or watching a cartoon. He says it with such emotion. My heart literally melts because I know how much he means it. I always say, Bentley, I love you! Sometimes, this starts the, “I love you war”. Bentley will say, “I…

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Mom-hood

Love Expands

I remember when my daughter was pregnant with my first grandson. I had crazy love for him while he was in his mommy’s womb. On 10-11-12 Bentley Russell made me a grandma. Oh, I fell in love with that boy. Since that time I have been blessed with a step grandson, and four other grandchildren for a grand total of…

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Mom-hood

Real Life (after college)

Currently our youngest son is graduating from college (May 4th!!!!) and he is looking to be a “real” adult, which means interviewing for jobs, possibly looking at apartments in a big city and making some truly awesomely exciting changes! As I sat for HOURS on the computer the other day helping him prepare for a phone interview that was less…

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