In the Mommy Trenches

Blog URL:http://www.zeemaid.blogspot.com
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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.



Latest Blog Posts



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;...

Minecraft Birthday Party

on Oct 2, 2015 in: boys

Has Minecraft taken over your household?  It certainly has mine.  I was completely resistant at first to the whole idea of Minecraft.  At first I thought it was some sort of fighting or war game which I refuse to allow my children to p...

Birthday Blah's

on Sep 22, 2015

So it's my birthday, again.  Yes, it comes around every year but since I hit 40, I'm not so happy celebrating the passing of the years. Is it because I'm getting older, that could be part of it.  Or, could it be that I'm tired of being disa...

With all the party shaming going on these days and what with human nature being what it is, there is always someone willing to take advantage of people's generosity. As a parent of a special needs kid I decided to stop doing the big party for a diffe...