Tag: guilt

I Can’t Quit Mom Shaming Myself

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Yesterday I dropped a PlayStation controller on my child’s face. Actually, it fell off of a shelf four feet above the ground, directly into...

Surviving Mom Guilt after the Birth of My Second Child

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In what felt like the blink of an eye, I was back to work after having my second baby - a daughter we have...

Mom Guilt: The Rabbit Hole, Balance, and Attempts to Combat It

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Mom guilt is the worst guilt in the world! Reading a post about how moms should all stop feeling mom guilt makes me feel even...

Divorce: My Journey From Single to Married and Back Again

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This isn’t the story of a marriage broken by some Jerry Springer-worthy love triangle or a deadbeat dad. I didn’t “fall out of love”...

My Daughter Has a Cavity and I Feel Like a Failure

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I first brought my daughter to the dentist when she was about ten months old, and had a sparse collection of razor-sharp baby teeth. I had...

Confessions of a Homebody Mom

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Sometimes I feel like I don't do enough stuff with my children. I see all these posts on Facebook of moms who take their kids...

Laying Down The Guilt and Fear of Parenting

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He runs like he is going somewhere. Leans forward into it like a rocket going sideways, which would make him proud if he heard-that...

The Do-It-All Mama

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I loathe her. I want to be her. Oh you know who I'm talking about.  The mom who seems to have it all put together.  You...

Prioritizing Your Guilt

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It was a typical workday like any other.  I said bye to my sweet baby, drove to work, and started my day.  Too short...