Getting it Done is More Important than Sleep… a parenting truth

1912090_10152088576033370_762349289_nParenting can be hard but being a single parent can be really, really hard. Not having someone to share the duties with is exhausting. There’s often not enough hours in the day to get everything you need to do done. And when you’re sick that gets even harder.

That’s been me this week. Fighting this brutal sinus/ chest cold thing that started with a painful sore throat and no voice. I work in radio, I need my voice. And I have to work. We’re short one announcer so sick days aren’t an option. Continue reading

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Christmas, ‘Tis the Season to be Tired… when putting your kid to bed doesn’t work

it was so easy when toddler couldn't walk...

it was so easy when toddler couldn’t walk…

Last night:

8p.m. Toddler misses bedtime due to babysitting neighbours 4year old so she could go to older son’s Christmas concert (fyi: the school only allows 2 tickets per family so younger son couldn’t go.)

8:30p.m. Gets toddler ready for bed. Jammies on, teeth brushed, face washed. Continue reading

Weekday Mornings… toddler tactics can make you late

Davis you have to get ready.
Davis did you brush your teeth yet?
Get dressed Davis.
No, Mommy won’t brush your teeth for you.
We’re going to be late, Davis.
Did you brush your teeth?
Why are you in your underwear again? Continue reading