When can Mom Shower? Idea #55

When can Mom Shower? Idea #55

Being a single parent is tough. Being a single parent who is greatly outnumbered is even tougher. Sometimes just taking a shower is a challenge. I have come to accept that I really can't plan to shower in the morning. If my kids are awake, someone will inevitably come...

Handling Laundry in a full house: Idea #33

Handling Laundry in a full house: Idea #33

Back in the day, when we only had 1 or 2 children who wore tiny little baby clothes, I thought we had so much laundry. It took so long to fold all those tiny clothes and sort them into neat little piles. But at least I could fit everyone's darks or whites into one...

No TV

No TV

I have a confession: it has been almost 2 months since I turned on the TV to watch a show for myself. Even more shocking: I haven't had cable TV for years. And here's the REALLY crazy part: I don't miss it at all! Now, I understand that the first few weeks of a...

R.E.D. Fridays

R.E.D. Fridays

What are RED Fridays and what do they mean? The idea of RED Fridays has been around for a while, but you may not have heard of it until your loved one deploys for the first time. When the Iraq war started, it was the first time in our generation that we had actually...