Sizzling Summer Time


Just take a step outside and you will know it is summer time. In the South, the temperatures are sizzling hot, and we haven’t even gotten to July 4th yet! As a mom with small children, the heat can make me uncomfortable and grumpy. Even our dog is miserable as she comes in from outside with her tongue hanging out the side of her mouth. Yet, as Moms we know the day must go on! Here are some things we have done to survive the heat and still have some summer fun: 1. Sprinkler/water slide I am amazed how much…

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Welcome Guest Contributor Fareen Effendi


Trying to Be Perfect, Am I Even MORE a Mess? Perfect? Who said anything about perfect? I’ll consider myself a superhero if I can accomplish the minimum needing done everyday. Between my 6 year-old son, twin 2 year-old girls, my house, job, the huz – mother-in-law and parents, how on earth can anyone even possibly expect perfection? Yet, very surprisingly, I’m often patted on the back for “doing such a great job” because not too many people can manage one tantrum-ing toddler, let alone two. The constant kudos has always confused me, to say the least. On the one hand,…

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