Motherhood

Dear Child of Mine

Dear Child of Mine, As your mother, there are so many things I want you to know about the world, life, yourself and us. Every day I think of something else I want to tell you, things I think are important for you to know. Every day somewhere along the course of the day I… Read More Dear Child of Mine

Student

10 Ways To Survive Being A Mom and A Student

I have to admit (with a little embarrassment) I have been a mom/student for approximately 10 years. I was in my second year of my Bachelors program when I became pregnant and gave birth to my oldest daughter. Well 2 kids, 2 degree changes and 10 years later I am still getting knowledge. Being a… Read More 10 Ways To Survive Being A Mom and A Student

Motherhood, Student

A Balancing Act of Motherhood and School

Whelp, I am officially into my second week of school. You know, the week you actually begin to figure out what the semester will be like. The first week (syllabus week), creates a sense of false security as you sit in class and fantasize about how you are going to do all the work for… Read More A Balancing Act of Motherhood and School

Motherhood

We Live Here Or Why My House Will Never Be In a Magazine

I can’t begin to tell you the number of times I have worried about someone stopping by my house unannounced. Somewhere along the line, I got the message that anything less than a clean house, like the ones in magazines, made me less of a mom. As if the pristine floors and neatly arranged, carefully… Read More We Live Here Or Why My House Will Never Be In a Magazine