Our first week was surprisingly relaxed and well incorporated into the kids’ daily activities. I guess it was as it should be — with the kids just playing all day and me just finding little pockets of time to insert some incidental learning throughout the day. To other moms who are interested in homeschooling but … Continue reading Homeschooling: The First Week
So my last post was way back in 2017. My second child was just born and after three blog posts, the children’s schedule changed that I got swallowed up by mothering “fuller time” if there is such a thing (there should be). I started this blog hoping to write quality articles, and I felt that … Continue reading When Done is Better Than Perfect
I’d like to teach my children the concept of bodily autonomy. This means recognizing that a child’s body is their own and no one could decide for them what their boundaries are. Continue reading Why It’s Sometimes Ok to Be Rude
B is almost 2.5 years old and I’ve experienced enough tantrums for them not scare me. But that doesn’t mean they don’t grate on my nerves — after all, what mother really wants to see their kid in that kind of emotional turmoil? And if the tantrum started much like the scenario above, it’s easy for a mom to feel like it’s all her fault. Continue reading What Happens At The End of a Tantrum?
The birth of my son ushered in a new era of exclusive breastfeeding, sleep deprivation, diaper changes, cold coffee, and anything else you can think of that is part and parcel of parenthood — along with the most complete joy I have ever experienced. Continue reading These are The Mommy Years