Trying to be a perfect mom can be overwhelming. Trying to be a perfect wife can be equally so. Trying to do those while being a perfect homemaker...that is just plain ridiculous. And yet that is the pressure I feel these days. Internally, yes, though also externally at times when people weigh in on my … Continue reading Beating back “Perfect”: Chicken nuggets won’t kill your child.
I've found life functions best in seasons. The anticipation of the next good thing coming gets me through the mundane today. I love knowing that change is just around the corner. I think that's part of why I loved school so much. There was always that steady cycle of challenges and rest. The start of … Continue reading Seasons
The No-Cry Sleep Situation – Part 3
Initial assessment. 10 day assessment. 21 days ago we started using a book by Elizabeth Pantley called The No-Cry Sleep Solution . I did another assessment last night. What I thought we did well/alright: keeping the bedtime routine. I varied the length depending on how tired he was we made his bedtime even earlier (usually … Continue reading The No-Cry Sleep Situation – Part 3