Throwback Thursday: Face painting

Hello and welcome to my blog! I had a meltdown today. It was awful. I barely spent time with my son today because I felt depressed all day. My heart hurts. My thoughts are running wild and I’m tired of fighting. I’m tired of trying to have a normal conversation which almost always turns intoContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Face painting”

Throwback Thursday: Sleep training my son

Hello and welcome to my blog! Oh boy. I reread this from March 11th 2020 and I laughed. I remember struggling to sleep train my son on and off for years. I don’t remember how I finally managed to sleep train him (or maybe I didn’t because I still sleep in the same room asContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Sleep training my son”

Storytime: I was very mindful today

Hello 👋 reader and welcome to my blog! How you doing today? I’m so excited to share my thoughts and I’m afraid that I might forget them because I got them while cleaning the bathrooms (I listen to podcasts while I clean the bathrooms because I don’t like cleaning the bathrooms but I like theContinue reading “Storytime: I was very mindful today”

Storytime: How can I motivate my son to learn?

I sit here at 10:30pm, tea cup in my hand (too late for coffee) while I contemplate my parenting techniques. I have the habit of trying to convince my son to do what I want by bribing him with things he wants, then when that doesn’t work, I start threatening to remove a privilege orContinue reading “Storytime: How can I motivate my son to learn?”

Storytime: switching roles does wonders

I switched roles with my son today…twice! So here’s what happened: My son was eating dinner and he started fooling around, trying to get my attention. I’ve begun to notice these things as they are. A need to be met. So I decided to play with him a bit. I told him “I’ll be theContinue reading “Storytime: switching roles does wonders”

Motherhood memes to get you through the day

Hello 👋 reader and welcome to my blog! I know I said I wouldn’t blog until the 1st of February but I just found out that the total lockdown is until the 8th of February. Ahhh! So I still can’t visit my family or go out for walks. This is extremely stressful for me butContinue reading “Motherhood memes to get you through the day”

Storytime: Start with the most important

So yesterday was a long day. It started with yelling and “leave me alone”s and “earphones in, world out” kind of mood, then it occurred to me to visit my sister on the spur of the moment because: 1. My son has 2 weeks vacation, and he has been driving me crazy with school andContinue reading “Storytime: Start with the most important”