I'm new to BlogHer (I've had an inactive account for a while---So I'm technically new, as I haven't used this site before) I'd just like to say hi, see if there are any Moms who would like to connect -Erika...more
Just finding my way around, though I 've been featured twice -- motherly things! And latelly, daughterly, as I am most defintitely of the sandwiched moms, with two young children and an aging frail mother. It's truly a balancing act of responsibilites as well as of sanity.
So my kiddos are both at big kid school now. They are happy to be there. And I am so excited for them to be there. It is so exciting to see the world expanding in their eyes. The problem is I feel so lost during the half day that they are both gone. I did not see that coming. For the past 7 yrs. I've been home with them. But we've had plenty of time each day not interacting with each other. Now, I watch my youngest get on the bus and think, "now what?" I've been spending money like crazy....more
I am a first time mom and have always said that I want a big family (I am an only child). Even though I'm only 9 months into mommyhood, I really love it and have no doubt that I still want that big family. I just wonder how people handle the absolute chaos of having so many kids. Are there any moms of 5 or more out there? How do you balance everything and stay sane? If you are up for a daily laugh (or sometimes cry), visit my blog: http://www.nestingwithniall.blogspot.com...more
being a mom is very rewarding and also very challenging I am now 18 i had my beautiful savannah 1 month after my eighteenth birthday and two months after I graduated from high school I still very much remember the way my ankles felt with them high heel shoes on for atleast 4 hours, ouch! but I was looking forward to my new journey as a mother but since I have had her I feel like I am falling into a dark hole what am I to do?...more
I am thankful for being a mom of the sweetest little thing I ever had: my daughter. … for kissing my flaws thinking that I am perfect; … for needing my arms as she lays to sleep; … for laughing while she’s crying as I transform into a tickle monster; … for being happy with little things we share; … for testing the level of my sanity when her endless tantrum begins; … for reminding me that the daily routines we do together are actually different, and each day I learn from it; … for training my resistance to patience; ...more