By Nicole Pecoraro of Mom Transparenting It’s the most wonderful timeeeee of the year… if you’re a kid, that is. If you’re a parent, it’s beginning to look a lot like pine needle debris, bills stacked on the counter, a shameful amount of Amazon deliveries, stress-eating and hypothetical escape plans. By December 20th it’s all […]
Can we rename self-care or at least give better, more realistic examples? Like hiding in the pantry and eating fruit snacks or blasting Nirvana on the radio.
You could always set up an industrial Hazmat foyer for decontaminating your kids every time they enter the house.
Who else can you fake call all through November and December to get your kids to brush their damn teeth?
It’s a lie when we tell parents of young kids that “it gets easier.” Because although our kids eventually stop pooping themselves, parenting never gets easier.
At least we have the nightly ritual of telling ourselves it will be better tomorrow.
November is for frosty mornings, hot cups of caffeinated whatever, and gearing up for some holiday craziness.
If you feel like you need to do all the things around the holidays, but you’re overwhelmed and exhausted and not enjoying them, how about doing less?