In the Mommy Trenches

Blog URL:http://www.zeemaid.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:family, children, parenting, marriage, relationships, shopping, school, reviews, opinions
Country:Canada
State/Province:British Columbia

The ups and downs of a mostly stay at home mom trying to balance life, love and relationships. It's candid, it's real and it's always messy.



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This year we have decided to home school our three children for grades 4, 6 and 8.  There are numerous reasons as to why we made the decision to home school but it really came down to the belief that we didn't think our children were thriving in...

Have you heard about Essential Oils?  I had been reading Facebook posts for months about them before I finally decided to cave and buy a Premium Starter Kit through Young Living. What attracted me to the use of oils was reading about their use w...

I have been using essential oils for about a year now.  When friends ask me if I'm selling essential oils now, I say "no, I'm not".  Because really what I'm doing is sharing about the positive effects essential oils have had in my life. &nb...

It's been 3 years today since I lost my mother and yet I still have the tendency to refer to her in the present tense.  While my grief may not be as fresh or present every day, it certainly seems like it is never really that far away.  So m...

on Feb 9, 2016 in: money

Have you ever bought something and then hid it from your husband because you thought he'd be upset that you spent the money? I used to watch Til' Death do Us Part where women would buy tons of stuff and hide it from their spouse.   I never got i...

I am extremely tired of parents of so called “normal” children who choose to remain ignorant about what it must be like to have a special needs child.  They sit on their little thrones and pass judgment on these children who don’t fit the...

As my daughter gets older, it gets harder to walk the line of what is and isn’t acceptable behaviour.  When she was 5 or 6, a tantrum or excessive display of anger or frustration was easier to sweep under the rug and just chalk up to her age;...