Five Minute Friday: Deep Breath

I didn't really want to post this one, because I feel like I'm whining and complaining. However, there are days when I have bad days, when I'm not a perfect mommy, when my house is a mess, when the kids ate cereal for two out of three meals¬†(and that's only because they had chocolate milk … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Deep Breath

Five Minute Friday: If You Met Me

Friday! Friday! {I bet I know what you're thinking right now} I love love love Lisa-Jo's prompt for this week's Five Minute Friday: "If You Met Me." There's nothing I do better than talk about myself {hello, that's why you start a blog in the first place, right?}. The point of the exercise is to … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: If You Met Me

1 AM

It's officially Wednesday, but I haven't yet finished my Tuesday. Silas and I are up, sitting at the kitchen table, our faces reflecting the light of the computer screen...we're like two little moons. Despite the late hour, he's so full of joy. It's like he has no idea that it is scandalous that he should … Continue reading 1 AM

Watch What You Say

"Melissa, put your hand over your mouth and leave it there for 5 minutes." The giggling of my classmates did not help. My face aflame, I tried to make a joke out of the reprimand. I clapped my hand to my mouth, the sting rivaling the verbal slap I'd just received from the teacher. It … Continue reading Watch What You Say