“I feel thin, sort of stretched, like butter scraped over too much bread.” My patience, calm and thankful tanks were on empty.
I am also human, and working on myself one step at a time. As I prepare to write this, I earnestly feel gutted. Today, I was THAT mom. The mom that I have seen a million times; trying to keep it together as she can feel the entire façade of "everything is perfect" start to… Continue reading I Am THAT Mom.
Guys, It has been a spell! One year ago, I wrote what I thought was going to be my final post for Earnest Mom. However, with much reflection and prayer it appears what was needed was a nice break. A year off to reconnect, make some life changes and now I am earnestly back!! There… Continue reading An Earnest Break.
Ever had a children’s show remind you of the most important things in life?! I present, Daniel Tiger and his sing song way of speaking to hearts young and old.
Daniel Sherwin is a single dad raising two children, a 9 y/o daughter and 6 y/o son. He created DadSolo.com, aiming to provide other single dads with information and resources to help them better equip themselves on the journey that is parenthood. PHOTO BY RAWPIXEL. Hey Parents, Here’s How to Take the Price and Tension Out… Continue reading How to Take the Price and Tension Out of Traveling. A Guest Blog from DadSolo.
Let me set the scene, it is after dinner and usually the dishes wait until after the kids go to bed...or sometimes until the following morning. Anyway, it is after dinner, we have full bellies, family conversations have ended and next we watch a show or two then start bedtime routines. We head into the… Continue reading Earnestly Seeing the Moment. The Overwhelming Moments of a SAHM.
Trigger Warning. This article will be discussing Body Safety as a Preventative to childhood abuse. Coming from a family and culture that has direct ties to Native American Residential School and the effects that it has had on generations known to me - teaching accurate and honest body safety to my children is a crucial… Continue reading Body Safety. An Earnest Effort.
"You, I love you no matter what." I say to my 9 year old who has come home with his first ever detention for laughing and being silly in class. And it is true, I love him no matter what. It is hard to explain sometimes, this love that I have had the blessed opportunity… Continue reading No Matter What. An Earnest Effort.
A guest article from a member of The Earnest Mom Squad, Kahentiiosta. I have one girl amid the tween stage and two just beginning. You would think that I would be a pro since I’ve had one girl as a tween for two and a half years now. Alas, I am still learning something new… Continue reading Earnest Mom Squad Feature: Peaceful Parenting of a Tween.
Please note, I am not selling or promoting any specific products for profit - I only recommend what I use because I am sure of it's quality and effectiveness. Also the recipe included is not certified to treat head lice, it only helps with prevention.When I was in the 7th grade I got head lice… Continue reading Head Lice Bugging You? It Earnestly Bugs Me.