Posted by: Alecia | MayamFri, 16 May 2008 05:27:28 +00002008-05-16T05:27:28+00:0005 11, 2008

Parenting is not a joke!!!

I have two small children, a 3 year old daughter and a 2 year old son and sometimes I just don’t know what to do with them.  I’m a full time student I and think parenting and school don’t mix.  I just can’t handle them both.  I know this isn’t something new, going school and raising children, but for me it’s one of the hardest jobs in the world.  My son is a mama’s boy and he’s going through terrible 2’s.  My daughter is a sweetheart, but love to be with me, ask a lot of question, she just like to ask alot  of questions in general, especially when I’m studying late.  I love my children more than anything in this world, but they get on my last nerve.  Did I mention how much my son cry.  It is nerve racking.  I can’t find a babysitter or find a job, because my children are so attached to me.  Am I the only parent who sometimes don’t like their children? I know I sound like I’m frustrated with them, but I’m not, I just wonder if I’m the only parent dealing with this and if there is some type of remedy for it that I need to know about.  I’m very patient with my children and I spend lots of time with them obviously.  I guest I need a break from them, so that I could  find myself outside of my children.  They are my life.  I’m a single parent so I don’t get out much unless I go to school or church. 

I thought about joining a mommy and me group, but can’t find one in my area.  My life is boring and plain, that’s why I’m on a journey to living a better life.  I must say I do feel bad for feeling that way about my children now that I write about, but than again I look at my son and I see him throwing toys at our puppy and then I don’t feel so bad anymore.  I really just want to know how so many parents stay home with their children all day and not feel this way about them sometimes.  Am I wrong for feeling this way or am I not alone.  Mothers let me know how to deal with this.  Tell your story.

Peace, Love, and Happiness.

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  1. Where do you live? Check meetup.com for great mom groups.. I’m in NY and found an amazing group last summer and seriously don’t know what I’d be doing w/my kids had I never found it.
    I am soooo not looking forward to going back to school. . It’s extremely hard. I was going to school when it was just my son. I can’t even imagine going back with the 2 of them.. but, it must be done.. GOOD LUCK.

  2. Thanks for the tip. I went to meetup.com and found a group in my area that I think I will really like. I had never heard of the site until now so thanks again.

  3. Welcome to the world of blogging! I also stay-at-home with my two boys (4 and 2). I completely understand the emotions of loving my boys so much but not sure if I can spend one more second with them without running out the door screaming.

    One thing I will say is don’t count school as your “me” time from the kids. You work hard and need some time that is all you. I struggle with that because of my involvement with church and CBS. I feel like the time spent away from my kids doing those activities should be my “me” time. However, it isn’t.

    It will get better. I promise!


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