Category: Housework

Thirsting for community

There are so many days when staying at home is a joy.  And there some days when I just feel alone and isolated.  I say this not to complain about staying at home with my children, which I love, but to acknowledge and share something that I feel is missing in our society. Awhile back, … Continue reading Thirsting for community

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How we survived twin newborns: Part 1

Never EVER, turn down help! We wanted to spend the first few days by ourselves with our new babies.  No help. Towards the end of my pregnancy my husband and I decided we wanted to have the first few days at home with the babies by ourselves.  Looking back, I can see how insane this … Continue reading How we survived twin newborns: Part 1

Housework never gets done until guests are expected.

Mom?  Or Housekeeper?  This is a question I battle with every day - I want to be successful at both.  I want a house like what you see in the magazines where everything is spotless.  Who am I kidding?  I'd be ok with a floor that doesn't have the perpetual cracker crumbs that are always … Continue reading Housework never gets done until guests are expected.