When I found out I was having a boy, I cried. Not beautiful, happy tears, no. I cried ugly, horrendous tears of mourning. I cried because I was not having a girl. That's right: my baby hadn't even left my uterus, and I was already the worst mother in the world.
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A lot of mom posts and my posts as well.. are normally about how crazy mom life can be.
Because that is the truth, being a mom is hard.
But it is also great. I wanted to take this post with a different spin today.
I would like to tell you all the reasons why I love being a mom and all the great things it comes with.
Let's take a break from all the craziness today.
First off- a lot of you may know because I've…Continue
Added by Ashley Moore on October 26, 2015 at 9:21pm — No Comments
The generation gap that exists between parents and children often leads to bitter arguments and fights. Parents don’t often understand the mindset of their children and vice versa. It is important that you show your kids how much you adore and love them (unconditionally) every now and then. Parenting is not an easy job when children want freedom to do whatever, and parents want to keep them safe.
Children are extremely emotional and sensitive.…Continue
Added by Jeska Holmes on September 29, 2015 at 12:46pm — No Comments
Growing up my mother, sister and I were true moviegoers. Every Saturday, we were at the movies and to this day I watch a lot of movies, but not at the theaters as much. Well, I go to the movies, but it’s generally to watch a kids flick. You know how it goes, you have kids and things change. Thankfully, there is the Library(my #1 source), pay per view, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Apple TV and so many other outlets that make movies available quickly.
One of my favorite movies is …Continue
Added by Kristen Ford-Stevens on September 25, 2015 at 11:23am — No Comments
Added by imperfectmom247 on September 16, 2015 at 1:20pm — No Comments
Almost every time I visit the beach I stop at Target on the way off the highway. I can see the sign from the exit ramp, and even if I really don't need anything the sign reminds me it is there, so I go.
I go for a few reasons, the first one being snacks.
Things do not stay fresh at the beach for a long time. Yes, I have plastic bags and Lock n Lock boxes, but never enough. My intentions are to find a snack after my long…Continue
Added by Dea Lenihan on September 15, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
It's safe to say that becoming a parent changes things; specifically a marriage. Nine years together, four years married, and two kids later. We argue more than we should, about things that we shouldn't. We go to bed angry at times. A whole day can pass without kissing or hugging. And somehow, we don't have a real conversation for days. But, in the midst of the overflowing laundry, the oatmeal stained faces, the abundance of toys, and the daily tantrums--I still see you & I need you to…Continue
Added by Kelly Repiscak on September 8, 2015 at 3:19pm — No Comments
Ever since March 30, 2013 at 12:56pm, our world completely changed. Ella, our first child, had entered the world and has been our little firecracker ever since. I remember having such a hard time in those first few weeks home from the hospital. One of the recurring questions in my mind, and often whispered out loud to myself was, "what the hell did I get myself into, how am I gonna do this??" I thought I was prepared. I truly believed that besides the typical sleepless nights that came with…Continue
Added by Kelly Repiscak on August 31, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments
I have been experiencing I guess they call it writers block or I've really been trying to put more focus on my family than the blog or maybe just writers block. I was finding myself obsessed (shocker) with trying to post everyday.…Continue
My husband and I took a trip to Aruba a few years ago and when we came home I was pregnant.
Oh I was so happy and HUNGRY!! I would wake up at 5:30 am starving and ate all day. Of course I googled EVERYTHING and it said your appetite increases with a boy and folks if…Continue
Added by imperfectmom247 on August 5, 2015 at 6:04pm — No Comments
Genre: Fiction/Family Drama
Author: M.D. Moore
Publisher: Black Rose Writing
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Added by Mayra Calvani on August 2, 2015 at 11:24am — No Comments
I was on my way to pick up my husbands grandma and it hit. A full on panic attack. The panic was brought on by the realization that I almost lost my mother. My stomach churning, my heart racing, my throat feeling as if I swallowed a rock, and in my head visions of unspeakable…Continue
Added by imperfectmom247 on July 27, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
I've been venturing down to the beach just about daily helping to take care of my mom and I'm required to tote along my kids because well my moms the babysitter and she's out-of-order right now.
She has enjoyed seeing the girls but also has expressed how she may not fully regain her strength to watch my youngest.
Olivia is wide ass open full speed all day unless her eyes are…Continue
Added by imperfectmom247 on July 25, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments
“Life is short. Have an affair.” - Ashley Madison
One more “lesson” or disorder - rather, for me to metabolize while watching the news with Alex, my thirteen-year old. The news of ashleymadison.com, the site which helps married couples cheat, unfolded over our breakfast together. I could have changed the channel, however Alex is beyond my clumsy protectiveness. He is curious. He wants the truth. …Continue
Added by sarah kato on July 22, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments
How do I juggle being a good mother and running Filihood?
I can tell you this... I definitely do not always succeed! It is obvious that when you regularly have to "downgrade"…
Added by Dorte Damgaard Sejthen on June 23, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments
My thoughts on the subject of having a child in the midst of a hectic time for my business
Honestly, I couldn't cope with the idea, when I found out I was pregnant. The timing was lousy, and originally I didn't intend having more children (I already have e beautiful 11…
Added by Dorte Damgaard Sejthen on June 23, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
I was a timid student back in the day. Shy, keeping silence, seldom taking an active part in competitions and even parties, having difficulties making friends and finding common ground with others. Don’t get me wrong, I had a sheer number of friends, I also had a sheer…Continue
Added by Stacy Green on June 9, 2015 at 12:11pm — No Comments
The other day I found myself in a heated discussion and I slipped up and said a four letter word, and it wasn’t love! To which the other person replied, “What a good Catholic!” It was meant as a jamb, said sarcastically, a way to get a rise out of me. And let me tell you, it worked! I continued to yell in frustration, I can’t even remember what I said but I needed to get the rage out… I was drunk with rage. I was in a bad state. I wasn’t being a good Catholic. Then…Continue
Added by Kat Tom on May 27, 2015 at 11:11pm — No Comments