Hi All, I'm taking a brief hiatus from my blog and Instagram account @stayinbedmomblog. Lately, I'm feeling stressed and stretched too thin, which means I need to "stay in bed" more. See you in soon!In the meantime, please leave your blog topic ideas in the comments. What would you like to see more of on... Continue Reading →
Today I'm celebrating... Red, White, and You! I hope you get a little freedom on the "4th of July" to pursue some non-parenting passions.
As I celebrate Independence Day (United States) in my country, I think about freedom from the perspective of a parent. Buddha uttered "anata", which means "no self". Similarly, Jesus said "Deny thyself" (Matthew 16: 24). Some of the most famous spiritual guides advocated for a denial of one's self. When you become a parent you... Continue Reading →
Where's Mom? I want Mom. Go ask your mother. It's tough coming in second to mom. But as American Evangelist Billy Graham once said, "A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society." Let's sing, praise, and notice all of the dads,... Continue Reading →
I wish you and your little dancing daffodils a happy Spring. Hope you're all "tossing [your] heads in sprightly dance." "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" By William WordsworthI wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils;... Continue Reading →
I wish my fabulous followers: Love... Cheer... ...And a Happy New Year! Here's looking ahead to our best year yet.
In thinking about New Year's resolutions, I felt overwhelmed and took a three hour lazy nap while my children slept. New Year's resolutions? Eff no. New Year's irresolutions? Eff yes. OK, well, how about one New Year's resolution? I can resolve to complete one 365-day challenge. What will I be toasting to at midnight? Cheers... Continue Reading →
A special thanks to my followers for making my virtual space merry and bright! The blogosphere can be a dark and vast place. Thank you for lighting up my lil' blog with your kind likes, comments, and shares. Each and every one of you is a gift to me. “Happy Christmas to all, and to... Continue Reading →
...if you're feeling really naughty. "'Twas the night before Christmas,"...and you're exhausted, but you got everything done because you're awesome. Sit back and relax. You deserve a family-free night! Welcome back. Thanks for reading my "Nice List" and "(Slightly) Naughty List" films. Here are some Santa's "(Really) Naughty List" films for when your little Cindy... Continue Reading →
...if you're feeling kinda naughty. "'Twas the night before Christmas,"...and the stress of it all is getting to you. You're starting to feel like an angry South Pole elf. Take it easy. Make life easy. Thanks for reading my Santa's "Nice List" films for children five and under. If you have older children, play one... Continue Reading →