Tag: nanny

Setting a Routine for Boys and Merlot

Back to school means getting back into an evening routine. The days go by so quickly because by the time I pick them up, I have less than three hours to spend with my boys. Our routine consists of picking them up from school, having dinner, homework, half hour of television (if they’re lucky), baths, putting on pajamas, brushing their teeth, and reading bedtime stories. You can see how every minute counts.

Missing My Son’s Major Milestones

I smiled and feigned excitement when I heard Jonathan took a few steps. Secretly, I was crying inside. And when my nanny left, I cried uncontrollably. I hated not being present for my son’s major milestones. It wasn’t fair. I was his mother and I should’ve been there to see everything. Everything. Why did I have to go to work?

What Really is Love? To Know You Must Take Off Your Mask

Reflecting on my love for Merlot and how much I savored its abundant flavors in my mouth, I realized I didn’t do the same for Adam’s love. As Grace, my Guardian Angel, said “Imagine allowing yourself to taste, see, touch and smell the love that is waiting for you.”

A Preview of this Week’s Entries

Here’s a preview of this week’s entries. Stay tuned by visiting the blog daily to learn more about my adventures and reflections and find out what Grace has to say.