Well, Christmas vacation is over and the kids are headed back to school today. I know that there are many people excited to have the kids back in school but as a shared parenting mom of 3, I lack enthusiasm for this transition. I've enjoyed the extra hours to hang out, to hold conversations, and … Continue reading Back to School
One year of homeschooling taught me a lot about the quality of time versus the quantity of it. One hour from an eager, interested child can be worth more than a whole year of studying a subject they find uninteresting. Christmas time is my favorite time of year and I revel in the lights and … Continue reading Teachable Moments
Today I want to, no I NEED to talk about blended family life.
As rainbow baby's birthday gets closer, I can't believe it's been a whole year. It seems like just last month we were waiting for her to be born. I was consumed by fear after our miscarriage that she would never make it earth side. I had so many worries about life after baby. Would this … Continue reading And Baby Makes 6!
(Left to Right- Me and rainbow baby, my ex-husband, his girlfriend, and our three kids) I left my ex-husband 4 years ago this April. When I left him, I never dreamed I would actually like him again one day. At our marriage's very worst I wished him dead. No, we are not best friends and … Continue reading To Build a Bridge
Ten reasons why a first time dad will have a great experience with a seasoned mom (s’mom). A s’mom is someone who has either already had one child or damn near close!) Last summer I got remarried to the love of my life. When my husband married me, he took on my three kids too. … Continue reading Blended Bliss- the s’mom benefit!