My Son Looks Homeless

My son, looks homeless!

My son, looks homeless! Yeah, I said it and it’s true! Somedays, my son, looks like he’s homeless and that’s ok. And when I see other kids like that I don’t judge! We’ve all been there… It’s Saturday, and my son is playing outside doing who knows what, wearing whatever he picked out that morning. While I’m doing house chores that have been stacking up for weeks. Then, I realize I need to run to the store for something. Now here’s where my internal battle begins. Do I 1. Spend 10 minutes arguing with him about why he needs a…

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What You REALLY Need to Know About having a BABY

What you REALLY need to know about having a baby! When I was pregnant, everyone wanted to tell me stories about pregnancy or being a parent (most of them I didn’t wanna hear). Now, let me just say these stories were NOT good stories. Why is it that everyone wants to tell you their horror stories about being a parent? That’s not what you should be telling a first-time mom who has raging hormones and is about to pop! So, I’m going to set the record straight and give all you first-time moms some GOOD news. IT’S NOT THAT BAD!!…

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Children Cannot Protect Themselves From Abuse National Child Abuse Prevention Month, also known as Child Abuse Prevention Month in America, is an annual observance in the United States dedicated to raising awareness and preventing child abuse. April has been designated Child Abuse Prevention Month in the United States since 1983. Advokids, a California legal non-profit, is launching a campaign to educate the general public about action they can take when first-line defenses to protect children, such as the child abuse hotline, are ineffective.

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Activated Charcoal

7 Everyday Ways to use Activated Charcoal

7 ways to use activated charcoal everyday. Yes, you can use activated charcoal for your teeth and on your face, but there are other ways you should be using it too. Don’t get me wrong those two do make my list but so do a few others. So what is activated charcoal? Well, it’s a tasteless, odorless and nontoxic fine black powder. That’s been around for hundreds of (or at least a few hundred) years. Activated charcoal has small low-volume pores that are negatively charged and cause positively charged toxins to bond to it. That is why it’s able to remove…

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Every Mom Needs to Read This

Every Mom Needs to Read This There are a few things that we as moms just need to hear sometimes. Whether you are single, dating, married or whatever. Sometimes it’s just nice to be reminded that YOU ROCK! You totally have this mom shit handled and you are doing a fabulous job. And on days that you feel like you’re not a Superstar Mom remember this… 1. You can’t give 120% all of the time, that’s ok, that does not make you a bad parent. Let us be real, I’m not Wonder Women, and neither are you! But if you…

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5 Things You Should Do Every Day

5 Things You Should Do Every Day! There are 5 things I do every day and you should too. No matter what! And by making a few small changes you will notice a huge difference in how you feel throughout the day. 1. Wake up early: Now, I don’t wake up crazy early or anything, just early enough to have a few minutes to myself before my son gets up. I use this time to do whatever. Somedays I write or post on social media other days I just sit and drink my coffee. That few minutes of peace sets…

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Why I Rock at Momhood

Why I Rock at Momhood Here are a few small things I do that make me a better mom. 1. I laugh… A LOT!! At myself, my son, the dog, the irony of life. I just laugh at it all. Some days I just give in to the day and think to myself “I can’t believe that for better or worse this is my life.” Everything will work out in the end, and I may as well enjoy the ride. 2. I play with my son on his level. I roll around in the grass, build forts, and army crawl on…

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Days like this…From One Mom to Another

Days like this… From One Mom to Another. I’m going crazy! I love my son, but sometimes my kid drives me batshit crazy. And today is one of those days. It seems like nothing is going right. From the time he woke up to the time he went to bed, this whole day has been a wreck. This morning: He cried because we had blueberry pancakes and he HATES blueberries. Liked them yesterday, hated them today. Then I told him he had to brush his teeth and I though his world was coming to an end. BTW at this point…

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Be a Better Single Mom

Be a Better Single Mom

Be a Better Single Mom Why am I better as a Single Mom? I’m a better mom now than when I was married. I know it’s a harsh thing to say but its true. When I was married, I had someone to complement my weakness and vice versa, but now it’s just me. And I have been challenged to become a better parent. How have I changed? 1. I have a routine. I wake up earlier, and I go to bed earlier. This is a huge help in keeping a daily routine. I wake up a few minutes before my…

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Everyday Questions

Everyday Questions We all have them, the questions we find ourselves asking on a daily basis. 1. Where…is your other shoe, my keys, my head, the dog? How did we lose the dog when we haven’t left the house because I can’t find my keys or your left shoe? 2. Why…is this wet, why is the dog in the cubbard and your book in the fridge. Are there rocks under your pillow and why? I find more things in weird places than I could ever begin to explain and it’s totally normal. If I find the eggs in the pantry,…

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