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Desperately Seeking a Refresh

On this, our second week of school, I think the boys and I are finally getting into our groove in the mornings.  I'm not going to say time's not tight, but we are figuring out how to make it go a little smoother than last week.  Having a comfortable routine is good for the 3 of us. 
I am reaching that point where I just feel like there's not enough time in any given day to get done all the things I want to do and barely enough time to get done the things I have to do.  As dishes pile up in the sink and the patio needs serious sweeping, and oh!  That dang laundry underfoot in my boys' room that I swore I'd get done last weekend...It clogs up my brain and makes me feel so stressed out that I can't do it all and have it be perfect. 
I need to let go of the idea of perfect, and not just where my motherly/wifely duties are concerned.  I let things fester and it doesn't always come out the best.  I am not good at letting my husband know I need help. 
I have be…

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