Monday Mom Confession

Monday Mom ConfessionEvery week I do a Monday Mom Confession because while we all want the very best for our children, it’s impossible to do everything right all the time.  Admitting that is freeing – and it’s also encouraging to other moms in the midst of intense seasons.  I’d love for you to join me – share a link to your own confession post in the comments, or just make your confession here!  Let’s throw off the weight of perfection and get real around here!

Last week was “screen-free week” through Conlan’s school.  The class that has the most participants wins a pizza party.

Mamas, here’s the truth.  Screen-free week nearly killed me.

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Monday Mom Confession

Monday Mom ConfessionEvery week I do a Monday Mom Confession because while we all want the very best for our children, it’s impossible to do everything right all the time.  Admitting that is freeing – and it’s also encouraging to other moms in the midst of intense seasons.  I’d love for you to join me – share a link to your own confession post in the comments, or just make your confession here!  Let’s throw off the weight of perfection and get real around here!

You may or may not know that I cut back my work hours a few months ago.  Instead of working full-time, I now work 3 days per week.

It’s been fantastic.  But you know what else?

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Monday Mom Confession

Monday Mom ConfessionEvery week I do a Monday Mom Confession because while we all want the very best for our children, it’s impossible to do everything right all the time.  Admitting that is freeing – and it’s also encouraging to other moms in the midst of intense seasons.  I’d love for you to join me – share a link to your own confession post in the comments, or just make your confession here!  Let’s throw off the weight of perfection and get real around here!

You’re totally not supposed to do it.  I know that.  But I do it anyway.

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Is Anybody Home?

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If you swing by here regularly, you might be wondering, Where did she go?

If that’s you, I sincerely thank you for coming back and checking in.  And I apologize for disappearing for a few weeks unexpectedly.

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Monday Mom Confession

Monday Mom ConfessionEvery week I do a Monday Mom Confession because while we all want the very best for our children, it’s impossible to do everything right all the time.  Admitting that is freeing – and it’s also encouraging to other moms in the midst of intense seasons.  I’d love for you to join me – share a link to your own confession post in the comments, or just make your confession here!  Let’s throw off the weight of perfection and get real around here!

I’m just gonna get right to it.

I don’t really like my slow cooker. Continue reading


Are Weekends Different?

I have a stupid question today.  For those of you who are home during the week, how are weekends different?

I know there are some obvious answers:  the husband is home, school-aged kids are home, there aren’t as many scheduling demands, etc… Continue reading


Take Five

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You’re trying to figure out how to find balance, and you know that time isn’t really the problem.  But how can you get to the root of the issue?

Start by taking a few moments for yourself.  And mama, I know it’s not easy, but I’m sure you can find five. Continue reading


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