Skip to main content

No regrets

This week has been one of those weeks. I feel as though each day has been a day that tests my patience and is filled with disciplining my children instead of having fun with them. There have been moments where I just wanted to stop and cry - or at least scream aloud, "Why?!"
I don't need to get into the details of all this week has involved. As parents, we've all had these weeks. Perhaps you're going through this week, too.
Right now, in theory, my kids are napping (although there monitors are telling me it has yet to become reality).  I'm hunkered down in my bedroom trying to rebuild my sanity to make it until bedtime. As I've been attempting this, I came across Finding Joy's blog and 20 Things to Not Regret Doing With Kids
Wow! This is exactly what I needed to read today. It's not just about missing out on the hugs and kisses, but also not regretting the choices you make as a parent - even when others are doing something else.
Thank you, thank you for this excellent post. I couldn't have stated it better.
*No goods, services or money was exchanged for the recommendation in this post.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Why can't they just be friends?

Why can't my kids just be friends?  I must ask myself this question hundreds of times during the week. 

I thought that having kids relatively close together was going to be great.  They'd have a playmate and an automatic friend.  However, the truth is that - most of the time - they don't get along.  It's not that they're enemies...it's that they drive each other crazy. 

They each want the other one to do what they want to do.  Then, when the other one does what they want, they get mad at them because they wanted to do it themselves.

They don't want to share their toys.  Then, they play together only to then get mad and purposefully break the other sibling's toys.

They want to get the other one in trouble so that they look like the "good" child and get more rewards.  Then they get upset that the other sibling got them in trouble when they *tattled* on them.

At mealtimes, they want to sit where the other one is sitting.  They want the cup the ot…

Portland's Rose Summit

I have a great passion for working with women to become stronger leaders who are making differences in their communities.  It is with this in mind that I share with you an amazing opportunity for Portland women: the Junior League of Portland's inaugural Women's Empowerment & Leadership Summit.

This leadership summit will be held on May 11, 2018 at the Hilton Downtown Portland and is a day-long leadership and professional development conference open to all women in the Portland and surrounding communities.

The theme is Diversity and Inclusion and the Junior League is honored to feature Tarana Burke, activist and founder of the #MeToo Movement.  The Summit will offer opportunities for workshops, speakers, networking, and camaraderie among women in all stages of leadership around our community.

The Summit is a major fundraiser for the Junior League of Portland and all proceeds from the event support the League's community fund, the 1910 Campaign, with 100% of the money ra…
Here's a Friday First for me, a video!  Let me know what you think about it and if you'd like to see more.  Also, share what your plans are for the weekend to help others figure out what they're going to do.