I abide by his sleeping routine and covet sleep for my son. The reason I have done this is that I have found that when he sleeps well we all have a great day.It is important for children growing up that they sleep. It is important for growth and development. Also important for mommies and daddies to have some alone time when the kids go to bed. But that is a different article....more
I like things neat and tidy. I live inside that box. As a homeschool mom I should have learned to let this go a long time ago. For a rule follower, list follower, in-the-box follower, I can be flexible sometimes. I can't yet consistently roll with the flow, though. When things aren't fitting inside my box, I feel anxious, get short-tempered, and contend with feelings of failure. Can anyone else relate?
I am getting better though, and it seems as if what kills me is actually what ends up making me stronger. If I can just. adapt. to. change.
My daughter...sleepy one minute, hungry the next, sensitive at one point but becomes hormonal during the next. Keeping up with what is going on inside of her is always a race for me. Her sleeping schedule is all wrong, her eating schedule is all wrong but I vow to be there for her whenever she needs me. I am the one that runs to the store for one of her famous craving. And I want it that way, wrong or right........more
Feeling a bit under the weather today so wasn’t sure if I was going to make my deadline today or not. But, here I am..refusing to let a little cold stop me from my committment!!I saw this earlier today on Facebook and loved it:...more
The first thing I heard this morning was my daughter's voice very close to my ear. "I slept all day, mommy!"It was 6am. Hardly sleeping all day but I'll take it. At least it wasn't 4am and she was in a good mood. A little while later I had a few minutes in front of the computer and thought I'd do a quick blog post and check it off my list of things to do today. I uploaded the chosen picture for Wordless Wednesday and hit publish. I was pumped. I thought I was off to a good start. It's going to be a productive day, right? ...more