Balancing kids and cleaning 

“Excuse the mess, we are making memories” “What’s wrong with having a clean house?” “Will my kids remember that beds were made and dishes done, or will they remember playing on the floor with their mom” “I can play with my kids and also keep a clean house”  I have never ever seen a man…

Like if you agree

Apparently some people are outraged.  I know, I was surprised too.   A thing happened and a whole mess of people freaked out.  The thing is probably only a big deal to like 2% of the population at best, but they are a vocal group. When everyone has access to a megaphone, the craziest and…

Goodbye, little shoes 

We finally found a house to rent! Great news- we get to move again. Actual great news- we will have a yard!! Tonight, I started going through boxes from storage. One of the first ones I opened was the box of baby clothing. The next one was maternity clothing.   I broke down crying, unable…

I’m unfollowing you

 I’m scrolling through Instagram, and I keep seeing some variation of this in comment section.  “I disagree with you.  I can’t believe you are promoting hatred when you are supposed to be all about love.  IM UNFOLLOWING YOU” This is so bizarre to me.  We follow celebrities, bloggers, and strangers online. We look into a…

Unplugged

I turned off my phone. I closed my laptop. I spent a week unplugged.   I was checking Instagram 10 times a day. I was getting angry about Facebook arguments all the time.  It was too much for me.  This page keeps growing. As it grows, I get a lot of opinions about my own…

So long, farewell 

Things I have broken up with this year: – folding wash clothes        I went all Konmari on my life last year and spent a ridiculous amount of time folding dish towels, wash clothes and cloth napkins. No more! They each have a lovely basket and I just toss them in  – folding…