Tag: what works

Guerilla Momma Declaration

After the entourage of articles about the zoological¬†malfunction/parental distraction/ unfortunate¬†situation of the poor dear Harambe’s death…I am left feeling contemplative and also furious: here’s why. Most of the publications I read on the topic addressed the horrific parts about blaming parents who were doing… Continue Reading “Guerilla Momma Declaration”

Reader Read This (More Than Happy) The Wisdom of Amish Parenting by Serena B. Miller with Paul Stutzman

I started a reading challenge this summer, and had a nice long list of books I wanted to read. I still have the list. I KEEP ADDING TO IT. But, life happens, and mostly I open a book at the end of the night… Continue Reading “Reader Read This (More Than Happy) The Wisdom of Amish Parenting by Serena B. Miller with Paul Stutzman”

There is No Such Thing As: You’re Doing it Right!

Woke up this morning to instantly feeling frustrated because my sweet son let the cat out, and the cat then took it upon himself to sit on my face in an effort to receive some love and affection. Then the baby woke up, and… Continue Reading “There is No Such Thing As: You’re Doing it Right!”

Let Me KonMari That For You!

There are many tasks I enjoy as a stay at home mother, but cleaning and organizing isn’t one of them. I love to cook and sew and all that involves children….but for some reason I have never been drawn to the clean side of… Continue Reading “Let Me KonMari That For You!”

Get Thee To The Nunnery

What an incredible fun, and adventuresome summer we had! I have written many posts in my mind, but alas, haven’t published any… I hope to get you, dear reader, up to speed with the stories of the Traveling Thomason Family! There are many highlights,… Continue Reading “Get Thee To The Nunnery”

The Traveling Life For Me

A long while ago Abel and I rented a movie from the library that we really enjoyed. It was about a family with nine children who drove around in a 25 ft. camper, all over the place teaching people to surf. The family was… Continue Reading “The Traveling Life For Me”

Sick of Being Sick

The dreaded winter is over, but the snot is still flowing, what’s a poor mother to do? There has been a lot of sicknesses this year, from chicken pox all the way to lice and back up again with fevers, cases of flu, and… Continue Reading “Sick of Being Sick”

Eyes Wide Open

  The birth of my newbie, Ezra Abram Nicolai, was an adventure, and after a¬†month of getting to know him, I feel even more blessed than I did when I found out we were expecting! When you know what you’re getting yourself into, the… Continue Reading “Eyes Wide Open”

The Next Day After

What I have been mulling over in my mind is this idea that we can “over do,” and wanting so desperately to make it untrue. I would like to think that I can run around like a chicken with my head cut off, and… Continue Reading “The Next Day After”

To: Stay-at-Home Mother

I know you are all with me. It’s a mind game, this whole mothering thing. We are with them alllll day and the next and the next and the next, and it’s our fault if the place looks trashed, so we work pretty hard… Continue Reading “To: Stay-at-Home Mother”