My children have divorced parents. They didn't ask for it. They didn't ask to be raised in two separate homes. They didn't ask to split their holidays and vacations. They didn't ask for the added stress of accidentally leaving their homework or favorite toy at the other parents'. And they didn't ask for four parents … Continue reading Bonus Parents are a Gift, Not a Curse
Hi. I’m Kim and I’m a control freak. The first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem, right? Seriously though, feeling the need to be in control of every situation in my life is my biggest vice. Loosening my grip and handing it over to God is genuinely terrifying to me. I know … Continue reading I’m a Recovering Control Freak
The average American lives a little less than 80 years. That's 80 years of learning, growth, working, kids, relationships, and unfortunately failures. We cannot expect to go through this life without royally screwing up at some point. We all do it. We just do it in different ways. 2 yeas ago I was utterly broken. … Continue reading You Broke, but You’re Not Broken
Ahhhh, family pictures. Every mother has a love/hate relationship with these babies. We LOVE sending them out on Christmas cards and posting them to Facebook *Look how perfect my little family is* But the truth is, family pictures are incredibly stressful. You end up bribing your kids with ice cream if they will just cooperate … Continue reading Family Pictures Are Stressful: Here’s How You Get Through Them.
Picture it: My little girl with pig tails in her hair, an eternal smile on her face, and playing happily with whatever toys that were at her disposal. It was a simpler time. A time before I apparently ruined her life by not EVER letting her do what she wants and ruining all of her … Continue reading 6 or 16? Dealing with Attitude