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I am a bored mother.

I’ve been struggling lately, as a mother. Georgie is in such a wonderful and fun stage. She is walking, trying to say words, dancing, giggling, cuddling, picking flowers, squealing with delight, and reading books. I know these are special, sacred times. But I am bored. For those of you who are new around here, I…
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I am a bored mother.

I’ve been struggling lately, as a mother. Georgie is in such a wonderful and fun stage. She is walking, trying to say words, dancing, giggling, cuddling, picking flowers, squealing with delight, and reading books. I know these are special, sacred times. But I am bored. For those of you who are new around here, I…
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Craft fair frenzy and Baby G's first Christmas present

My house is infested with headbands. Fabric scraps are all over the floor and pieces of partially finished creations are on every table. My craft desk has no less than four old coffee and tea mugs on it.  In case you didn’t read Monday’s post, I’m preparing for my first craft fair this weekend.  I’ve…
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"What The..?!" Wednesdays – Moms Don't Work That Hard

  Yesterday I regrettably stumbled on this post on the Internet, “Stay At Home Moms Don’t Work That Hard.” Yes, it’s written by a man. No, it’s not a humor piece, although I had to read it through more than once to be sure. The article is full of helpful suggestions for husbands to hold their…
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Are you jealous of your spouse's career?

As a stay-at-home mom I’ve struggled with seeing my husband flourish in his career. I’m happy for him and I love to see him find fulfillment in his work, but I have to admit a part of me is a bit jealous. Maybe some of you understand how I feel. This week, Joe is in…
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My first day as a stay-at-home mom

Today is my first day as a stay-at-home mom. Early this morning, my first subconscious waking thoughts were about what I might wear to work today. Typical Monday morning thoughts. Would the baby sleep in long enough for me to sneak in the shower? What would I pack for lunch? What stories am I working…
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