Yes, they fight, but I know that we will look back on this season (however long it lasts) with fondness and know that it strengthened their relationships with each other.
How do I receive directive and caring words from my parents without shutting down? And how do I be confident and dependable for my son at the same time?
We won’t be able to get anywhere if we aren’t taking the time to keep our relationship full and happy.
Life isn’t black and white, and neither is one’s relationship with alcohol. There’s a grey area, and that’s where I’m at.
I understand how difficult it is to fight for your child to be "normal". Keep communicating, keep advocating, and keep empowering your kids. That is the only way that change will happen.
To my husband, thank you for cleaning up the cat puke for the millionth time because its gross and I really hate doing it. To the barista, thank you so much for this coffee that will keep me alive and awake today!
It’s a good thing to be a nerd. It means you are passionate about something, and we are all nerds in one way or another.
Now that he's old enough to understand what social media is and who sees it, he's definitely not thrilled with most of the things that I have shared because I thought they were cute at the time.
A funny thing happened, we kept on living life very similar to the one we had before baby. We took Fritz out to dinner dates with us, he came on trips, and he visits a brewery pretty much every weekend.
After getting some miles in on the trail, I return home and have my favorite breakfast on my deck...avocado toast topped with Trader Joe's Everything But the Bagel seasoning.