Parenthood

I Hope My Ex-Husband Gets Remarried

I know. If you are anything like me, and most divorced women with children, you’re feeling defensive right off the bat. I had a list of qualms with the idea of an imaginary woman coming into my kids lives. I thought about her being mean, or messy, or not taking care of them the way I want.READ THE REST

Parenthood: Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me

what being a parent is like

You can never be fully prepared for the parenthood experience, but there are certain things I never thought to expect. These 10 things sit outside the realm of sleep depravation and diapers.

 

  • Children cannot be trusted. “Don’t let them out of your sight” is basically the tagline of parenthood, and not because there is danger lurking in every corner (there is though, so don’t consider relaxing).
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I Stopped Spanking My Child

i stopped spanking my child

“why did you do that? Why? Why? Why? I’m going to thpank you!.. yeow! Ptew! Woosh!”

“no, I’m sorry, don’t thpank me!”

“I’m gonna thpank you! Yeow! Pew!”

 

That was my daughter’s playtime. Mommy dinosaur was spanking baby dinosaur. I sat down on the floor and sobbed.… READ THE REST

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