Category: Parenting


Parenting is Hard – It’s not all Sunshine and Lollipops

Parenting is Hard – It’s not all Sunshine and Lollipops
13 September, 2017 / 0 Comments

My husband and I came to this realization after having our daughter.  Raising a child is not all sunshine and lollipops.  It’s not just the beautiful, happy, perfect moments that it looks like from the outside.  Social media and people on social media make it seem this way.  All we see is happy families and then we think that’s what parenting is.  At least, that’s what my husband and I thought.  When I was pregnant, we were so excited.  We pictured this perfect, beautiful little baby and all the happy, wonderful moments we would share.  We didn’t, however, picture all […]


Parenting is Hard, but Worth It

Parenting is Hard, but Worth It
6 September, 2017 / 0 Comments

So, my mom inspired me to do a series of posts that talk about the good aspects of parenting as well.  Last week, I wrote about how parenting is hard and announced that I would be speaking up about the difficulties of parenting.  Then my mom called, told me she read my post, and went on to tell me how she didn’t sleep well.  She was so concerned that – I don’t know – that I hate parenting?  That I’m all messed up about it and need help?  I’m not sure, but my post caused her to be concerned.  So, […]


Parenting is Hard

Parenting is Hard
30 August, 2017 / 0 Comments

Seriously.  That title is so true in so many ways.  Parenting is hard, and yet it seems like nobody talks about it or shows how hard it is.  All you see on social media is perfect families with smiles on their faces in their perfect houses and we are made to believe that they are perfectly happy and have their shit together.  The truth is, at least from what I’ve experienced, that is all a lie.  So, why do we do that?  Why do we feel the need to put on happy faces and act like we know exactly what […]