Just a couple of days ago, on Mother’s Day, I received the sweetest card from my son Connor, who is 14 years old. He made me cry. He thanked me for taking such good care of Nicky and for teaching him strength. This is just part of his card: “Through all you have been through, I’m speechless and all I can say is to never EVER give up. Most mothers if they were to go through what you have gone through, they would have a breakdown every week if not everyday. So thank you for being strong. Thank you for being tough. And thank you for always being MY loving mother <3” In response, I am writing this blog to let both my sons know how I feel about them. Always feel like you’re a joyful priority, you are my world, the reason I get up in the morning, myRead More →

I have to be honest. I am tired. I read an article this morning from Matt Walsh defending Stay-at-home-moms and it hit home so hard it really made me think. We do get the short end of the stick. We do the most important work, we take care of the future generation, and somehow we’re envisioned as lazy. I don’t get it. What do I do all day? Let me count the ways. 1. I am a Taxi-Driver. I drop off and pick up BOTH of my children to and from school. For Connor, this is every single day. For Nicky twice a week, and this include assembling and disassembling his power-chair. We do not have a van, so the chair breaks down in ten pieces, one piece is over 70lb which I have to lift in the trunk. My Taxi-Driver duties include taking Nicky to the Children Hospital everyRead More →