Life is a balancing act. Figuring out how to be healthy but still enjoy life and food. How to be a good mom and wife (because it's hard to be both). Keeping a clean(ish) house while still living in it.
"I don't know how you do it."
Looking back on how my three bundles of joy came into the world, I have to laugh.
I don't know many people that like this question. It's usually directed at two groups: stay at home parents and homeschoolers. Unfortunately, I fall under both categories. Luckily, this is not a question I hear too often.
Cloth diapers are becoming more and more popular. But is cloth diapering really worth it?
I think before we had kids, we took a lot of things for granted (uninterrupted showers, peeing alone, not having to plan your day around a small dictator's feeding, sleeping, and pooping schedule). The biggest one being self-care.
Mess. As parents, we try to avoid it though we know it's inevitable. We are raising monsters, I mean tiny humans after all. But messes can be a good thing.
It seems like every time I decide to drag out the paint for the kids, it's gone. Or mostly gone. Or someone (Liam) has mixed all of the paints up and someone else (Abby) just can't paint with mixed up colors... So what do you do in this situation? Why, make your own, of course!
To breastfeed or not to breastfeed? It's one of the big questions for mom-to-be's.
This morning was one of those mornings it felt like I had a million and three things to do. It felt like I had so many things to do that I just didn't want to do any of them. Instead, I gave myself something to savor and get myself going: a latte.