Archive | October 2012

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My Daily Struggle #1

Hi, my name is Kimberly, and I am a perfectionist. I like to be in control. I like predictability. I like to be on time and to be prepared for whatever I’m going to. I like to be clean. I like things to be organized and to have a plan and stick to it. I […]

A person is a person, no matter how small

I only have two kids. For some reason, which is totally illogical and ridiculous, I feel like I can’t give my input into parenting until I have three. I probably feel this way because I’ve heard people say that two kids is manageable, but three is insanity. If you can hack the insanity, then you […]

Motivation and the lack thereof

I sat through the sermon at church on Sunday. I say this as though it were significant because it was – my kids never let me leave them at the nursery, so “sunday nursery worker” has been added to my list of roles for the last two years. The sermon was good. Not like change-your-whole-perspective-on-life […]

Our case of the “I wants”

I’ve learned something important about my oldest over the last year. He pushes his limits so hard until we come to an all out authority battle, and then he backs off and we have wonderful peace in our relationship for awhile. I hear a rumbling in the distance. The not-too-far distance, I might add. When […]