Tag Archives: Everyday Life

When I Feel Insignificant

Being a stay-at-home parent can be challenging for many different reasons. The hours are long, the “clients” are often unappreciative, and at the end of the week, there isn’t even a paycheck to show for it. But overall, one of my most frequent struggles as a stay-at-home mom has been the feeling of being insignificant […]

A Missouri Compromise

Let’s face it.  Road trips with just my husband for company would look very different from family road trips.  We would listen to different things while driving, we would eat different kinds of foods, and we would make different stops.  We would definitely make a lot fewer bathroom stops. I’m not complaining.  I’m just acknowledging […]

Reality: Escape It or Embrace It

Our household frequently encounters the notions of expectations, reality, and contentment with circumstances. When my kids complain about boredom, excessive chores, exorbitant school work, and insufficient play time, I feel tempted to lecture them about their lack of gratitude, remind them how blessed they are, and instruct them how they ought to rise above minor […]