I’m not the best parent. I don’t even pretend to be. I guess you could say I’m a realist. But my kids are grown, left the nest and they do still visit on occasion. And while I admit to not being the best mom in suburbia, my kids are healthy and for the most part,… Continue reading I’m Not The Best Mom But Please Don’t Tell The Dog.
I thought the days of Helicopter Parenting were over. Apparently they follow their kids right through college and beyond. Please people, DON’T be this parent. You are straight up hurting them. At first I thought it would be helpful to join a parent group, on social media, for my kids college. Comes in handy when… Continue reading Why I Despise College (Helicopter Parent) Groups on Social Media
When you have that first child and you try to be the best mom ever, suffer from postpartum depression, cry a lot and put the diaper on wrong a few times, Don’t beat yourself up. Your kid will need to see you are NOT perfect. And it will benefit them in a positive way. How… Continue reading It’s Ok If Your Kids See You Are Not A Perfect Parent
Believe it or not, I have been asked for parenting advice from time to time. Even though I love my cocktails, swear a little (ok a lot) and call my kids Thing 1 & 2 because I can’t remember their names, oh and also call them “Children of the Corn”, people still ask my advice.… Continue reading Parents, Land your Helicopters. Seriously.
I am a big fan of websites like “Grown And Flown” and “Scary Mommy”. They are filled with smart, funny and insightful articles about all the Mommy stages raising kids in all kinds of situations. However, if you search the interwebs and read the article titles on raising kids, teens, college kids and young adults,… Continue reading Stop Reading ‘How-To Raise Your Kids’ Articles. Midlife Margaritas Guide to Raising Kids.
Well as usual everything in the news, media and world-wide communication is still saying the world is going to hell in a handbasket. So, since nothing else is really funny this past week, I’ve thrown together some pretty funny tweets from twitter world. You know, where people actually have fun sometimes. Is it just me… Continue reading Midlife Margaritas Top 8 Funny as Hell Tweets about Parenthood
It’s that time of year again. Or maybe your kids are already back in school. Whether you have a kindergartener, high schooler or even a college kid (like me), the first day can be terrifying for moms or maybe a big relief! Kids suffer anxiety or maybe they are just happy to be away from… Continue reading Back To School/College Humor
Once in awhile I need a good laugh. There are so many great twitter accounts out there, I decided to highlight my favs this week! You’re welcome. So follow them (and me) to get a daily dose of laughter in your life. I’ll highlight more next month. Cheers Y’all!
This school year is going to be a record setter. I have my oldest graduating college and my youngest graduating high school. And I’m not even close to accepting this as reality. I mean, I feel like they were just toddlers yesterday! They were shorter than me. They were sweet and loving and called me… Continue reading This is the Year I lose My Mind!
I may have told you this story before about Easter. I apologize if I have, raising boys has helped me to lose my mind. But its Easter so I want to share an Easter memory. When I was young, I remember my dad hiding Easter eggs in the backyard, Easter lunch at my grandmothers and… Continue reading When The Easter Bunny Almost Died