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One word, There is one word that makes parents (mostly mothers) everywhere cringe. It sets my teeth on edge, makes my blood pressure rise, and ignites my temper. A word that is innocently said everyday everywhere, but when said "that way" in "that tone" the meaning changes entirely.
A few days ago I was having a conversation with my third grader. When we were done, I asked her to clean up her room. That's when I heard it. When that awful, eye-rolling, word that I would expect…
Added by Audri McCready on March 28, 2012 at 1:36pm — No Comments
Today is the first day of spring. However, because of our mild winter, it has felt like spring since February. So since the weather has been conducive, I have taken the kids to the park, as have a lot of other mothers. And they have taken their iPhones, iPads, or some other technology to the park. Before I get started, let me point out that I have no problem with mothers having their phones at the park, I have mine there too. What I have a problem with is the fact that some mothers stop…Continue
Added by Audri McCready on March 20, 2012 at 10:46am — No Comments
Once upon a time in a life far, far away, there was this thing called a social life. A thing where you actually did things with other people, where responsibilities were forgotten and fun was had, where there were plans every weekend with friends. Yes, friends. You know what those are. If you have forgetten, look at Facebook, I"m sure you have a list of your closest 500.
Friends. That one word is used to describe the people we have been trying to surround ourselves with since the…Continue
Added by Audri McCready on March 15, 2012 at 5:44pm — No Comments
Lately there have been a lot of blog posts written about how people have changed since they have become a parent, and how they shouldn't judge anyone. I agree, but I think we need to go a step further. I'm tired of the "one-upping" on how tired people are or how busy they are or how they are super mom and still have energy left over. Seriously, it is becoming a problem amongst moms and I don't think anyone even realizes what…Continue
Added by Audri McCready on March 9, 2012 at 5:54pm — No Comments
There is something that I have been preaching and teaching about since I was in middle school (back then we called it junior high). It has always been one of the most important things that a female of any age should know. I have now passed the knowledge on to my oldest daughter. She now knows about...um...continue
Added by Audri McCready on March 1, 2012 at 2:51pm — No Comments