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I listened to an excellent podcast the other day on ‘She proves faithful’, about body image. I don’t remember the specifics on the podcast but I know it was so great and really got me started thinking about what is important to me. What kind of a woman do I want to be in this …
I am pretty sure I have had the quietest week of the past 7 years this week. While my big kids are at school, my husband is working or sleeping. We have no pregnancy issues to stress over, or home building related things hanging over our heads. All day long it is just me and …
At my kids school they spend a lot of time talking about how to be a bucket filler. I love the simple yet powerful illustration of our mental and emotional well being as buckets. And to realize that we all have the choice whether we want to be bucket fillers or bucket dippers for those …
My baby is creeping up on a year, and that makes me sad, but also a little relieved. This last year has been hard on me and my family.  I have been battling with what I believe is a case of postpartum depression and anxiety, that started with my pregnancy loss and was only compounded …
A few weeks ago I was talking to a sister in law, who sent her baby of 9 kids off to school this year. She was saying how she was doing things like finishing quilts she started years ago, and starting new projects. She said she didn’t even remember what she liked to do, and …
So I know I have shared many stories of my shopping with small children in tow. There was the time that involved beer spraying down my entire family, and the whole clearance section, or the time I forgot my debit and credit cards. There has been many a shopping trip that ended with me nearly …
I have been thinking lately how sad but yet truly funny it is the difference between my parenting styles when I am at home alone vs. out in the ever critical public eye. Granted there are days when I am too tired to care who is watching or what they think, but for the most …
When I had my first, I honestly thought I was a whole lot more prepared than I really was. I thought that after having about 60 nieces and nephews that I was somewhat mentally and emotionally prepared. It turns out nothing can prepare you for the wonders and trials of being a mom to littles. …
The other day  I was dealing with some major attitudes and some meltdowns and I told Bella, “You guys have been having too much fun!”. She responded with some major sass in her voice, “mom YOU are too much fun!”.  I laughed at the time thinking that what she meant as an insult was actually …
I feel like the last couple years I have gotten a few unexpected and very undesired lessons in dealing with sick children. So I figure I will pass on the knowledge for those of you who also find yourself unwilling students, facing a pop quiz. So for your prep, here is what to expect when …
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