As a work-at-home mom I don’t venture out much during the day. With five young children, my husband and I rarely go out either because the logistics are far too complicated. (None of our children are old enough to babysit, and asking a friend to take five children for the evening feels like too much.
The kids have been sick: tonsillitis for some, just a cold for others. As a tribute to how much they love me, the kids passed on their illnesses to me. (Ah, the sweet gifts of motherhood!) I’m coming to the tail end of it now, but I have no voice. And the best part […]
It’s the number of people in our home who always need help locating lost items. It’s the number of people who never clean up after themselves. Six is the number of people that need attention each day. Six is the number of people in our home who act as though without their mother (and […]
I started writing these lines with the intention of sharing the many secrets I’ve learned about working from home and raising children. The more I got into it, the more I realized I was sharing my innermost insecurities about being a mother…