Things I’d like to see in a play school – Part 1

I have changed four play schools for my son so far, just 1 out of 4 due to a move. As bad as I’d like some time to pursue my interests or just get two hours in a day for myself to do anything I want, I have trouble sending my baby to a mediocre place. Most play schools are. Continue reading “Things I’d like to see in a play school – Part 1”

Unwritten rules of parenting

“If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers” – Edgar Howe

After a very hectic & stressful move, I am finally getting back some of my enthusiasm for life amidst a whole lot of downward spiraling & depression. I wonder if I’m going through the “terrible twos” along with my son in my own way. With no one to hold my hand through and tell me where I’m going wrong and how I can make it better, I struggle to find some direction. But I do keep coming up with lists like this:

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Toddler for sale

“There never was a child so lovely but that his mother was glad to get him to sleep.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are times when I’m extremely in love with the way my toddler behaves, completely content & amazed at how quickly the day passed by. But those days are few and far between nowadays. Most days I feel like screaming on top of my lungs while pulling out my hair or crying in agony while falling in a deep hole of binging and desperation.

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