Mom Tired

There’s something I’ve been wondering lately. When people ask us how we’re doing, a common response is, “Dead tired.”¬†What the heck does that mean? Bodily suffering ends, once people pass on. What we should really respond with is, “Mom tired.” Moms are pretty much in a perpetual state of sleep deprivation, while being expected toContinue reading “Mom Tired”

The Art of Self-Care

Once a month the Russians (in-laws) and I spend some time at a studio near by to relax, chat, and make art. It not only provides an opportunity for community, but it creates a wonderful night of self-care. As you’ve read in The Duct Tape Debacle, I was in need of some serious self-love. WheneverContinue reading “The Art of Self-Care”

Finding Rest Without Sleep

I’m going to share a little secret with you that I discovered to help combat the parental fatigue described in Daylight Savings: A Parent’s Nightmare because twin fatigue is real. Toddler fatigue is real. Throw in a newborn, Daylight Savings Time (DST), and Mama is TIRED. I discovered this little secret out of sheer desperation.Continue reading “Finding Rest Without Sleep”