antisocial behavior, motherhood, Social Anxiety, Uncategorized

The Antisocial Mom

Do you know what it's like to walk into a "mom gathering" and immediately regret walking through the door? You look around and see a sea of moms you don't know and the noise level is that of a stampede of trumpeting elephants. All you can think about is that everyone is now staring at… Continue reading The Antisocial Mom

childhood, motherhood, parenting, raised by a drug addict, Substance abuse, Uncategorized

Im a Good Mom Even Though I Didn’t Have One

They say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. In my case I fell as far away from the tree as I could get! The tree I came from was a young (17), drug addicted teen with a (can't get enough men) problem. You know the song "keep coming back. It works if you… Continue reading Im a Good Mom Even Though I Didn’t Have One

Monday Momming, motherhood, My random, parenting, The nitty gritty, Uncategorized

The Real

I've spent countless hours of my life looking at other mothers blog pages. Whether it be about parenting, meal plans, recipes, potty training, childhood illnesses. You name it I've probably looked it up. As I've been thinking about what to write and what it is that sets me apart from the rest, out of all… Continue reading The Real

parenting, Social Media, The nitty gritty, Uncategorized

Cell phones, Social Media and our kids

What is with kids and their desperate need for cell phones and social media. Is it just where I live or is it everywhere? I mean, kindergarteners have cell phones now and if your kid doesn't have one and their friends do, well then you're deemed the crappiest mom ever and they will make sure… Continue reading Cell phones, Social Media and our kids

My random, parenting, The nitty gritty

The Potty Training Nightmare

So I've had the privilege of potty training 4 kids so far in my career of mothering. I've had some very easy kids to potty train and some that were extremely hard. In my experience gender has absolutely nothing to do with how easy or hard it will be to potty train and everything to… Continue reading The Potty Training Nightmare

My random, parenting, Uncategorized

A Day In The Life

A day in the life of any mom is strenuous. A day in my life is well... strenuous times nine lol. Honestly, most people who find out I have nine kids say "I just don't know how you do it. Id lose my mind!" To which I usually say "I'm not sure how I do… Continue reading A Day In The Life

Monday Momming, My random, parenting

Kids and chores WTF

So I've got 9 kids and 7 of those 9 have chores. As a matter of fact they allĀ  have hand crafted by ME, chore charts that cater to each individuals abilities. Nobody has more chores than another of their own similar age group to ensure that everyone feels like their amount of work is… Continue reading Kids and chores WTF