First Best

As of late, my toddler has had an intense fondness for spending time with his daddy. If daddy is home, mommy is second best. I do my best to try to include myself in their activities. Instead, my son quickly shuns me by pushing me away, or shouting, “No, No, Mommy!”. To say this rejection…

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While I Wait

I was taking time to prepare breakfast for my toddler and I, to carry out my daily chores, and to get myself ready for the day. Through this very typical routine, I noticed a consistent pattern in conversation with my son. “I need you to wait”, I uttered at least a dozen times within an hour.…

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A Time to Rest

Time. It goes by so quickly. Minutes turn into hours. Hours turn into another day come and gone. Each day I can be overcome with a hectically busy routine. I know I’m not alone. Cleaning, cooking, taking care of a child, errands, grocery shopping- the lists could go on forever. Amongst the busy of my…

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