As a parent, you always want the best for your children. You make sure you give YOUR best to make that possible. It’s your responsibility to look after your children’s interests & well-being. No excuses. So when your child comes home saying words that are cause for attention, it’s expected to set off warning alarms… Continue reading Bad Mama: You’re Stupid!
Recently Byren & I have started talking about Baby nr. 2. Nothing planned or set in stone, just talking. Discussing when we'll start planning the next one, when the right time will be, finances, etc. With the looks of our financial situation, Baby nr. 2 won't be happening for another year, maybe even two. There… Continue reading Bad Mama: Adopting Love
I can't tell you in detail how many times a day I worry that I'm a good mother. Notice that I don't say perfect. I worry about just being good. It's not guilty feelings that come out that I'm not doing everything for my baby. I worry that I don't do enough. I don't have… Continue reading Bad Mama: Doubts about Motherhood
I have a confession to make. One that's not proud, wise or funny. Okay, maybe just a little funny! I taught Monster a swear word. By accident, of course. It's not my life goal to teach him all the bad before the good. It wasn't done on purpose. You'd think the chances of him learning… Continue reading Bad Mama: Swear Words
So Monster dislikes getting his hair cut. Dislikes it. I think Tuesday was his fifth time getting a haircut at the same salon to no avail. See, we need to keep him on our laps while poor Isabel (the only hairdresser I trust with my fringe) tries to cut his hair. If it's Byren holding… Continue reading Bad Mama: The Hairdresser
There’s just that one thing that happens, maybe once a day, that makes you think, “Shit, I am a bad mama.” Yep, today was my day. One of the very few I experience actually! I have a lady who collects Monster from school every day & brings him home as traffic & the hour I leave… Continue reading Bad Mama: Thinking Ahead