There comes a time in most everyone’s life where you wonder, “what the hell do I do now?”. The kids are growing up and don’t need me as much, I hate my job, I’m bored with everything, Is God ignoring me?, I want to redecorate my house or move, who am I?, why can’t anyone… Continue reading Reinventing Yourself In Midlife: Drink More Margaritas!
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!
Okay, this is a tough one. I have always (since the kids started walking on their own) told the kids that when they hit 18, they’re out. They need to have a job, be in college or living with someone else, but they are out. Harsh? Maybe. I said this to them with… Continue reading Should You Let Your Adult Children Move Back In?
* *This Post is from Gifts.com Blog and they asked me to share with my peeps. So Happy Mother’s Day and enjoy these stories from some really great mom bloggers! ~MidlifeMargaritas Did your child ever say or do something that made you want to crawl under a table and hide? Of course they did! This… Continue reading Hey Mom, Remember When Your Kids Used to Embarrass You When They Were Young?
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
I’m still asleep, hears alarm: What day is this? In the shower: Did I use the conditioner yet? Omg. Now I have to start over because I can’t remember if I used the conditioner or was it just the shampoo. Or was it just conditioner. Damn. I’ll just grab a pop tart since I’m running late.… Continue reading My Day in 12 Painful Steps (I Need a Vacation)
I have a confession about this parenting business. Sometimes I rock the job and sometimes I suck bigly. But I’m always prepared when the kids want to know who my favorite child is. Question is, do you lie? Do you tell them you love them equally? If you are nodding your head yes I am… Continue reading When Your Kids Ask Who Your Favorite Child Is. Don’t Panic.