Just when I think I’ve written everything there is to write on a topic, I remind myself to seek out other perspectives. Recently, I asked one blogger-friend to do that on a guest post for my blog. And on another occasion, another blogger-friend wrote a post for my blog right here. Both were from the perspectives of daughters-in-law, and/or moms of little kids.
Just the other day, I posted my review of the new book, “Boy Oh Boy,” the engaging guide for mothers of young boys, written by Beily Paluch. Continue reading
When I had my fifth son, friends and relatives seemed to think they had to console me. Maybe they needed to – after all, I was overwhelmed….and it must have showed.
Apparently, moms of boys (and especially those moms with no girls) are deserving of sympathy.
Where was this book back in the days when I needed it??
You see, back in those frantic days, it would have been really nice had I had the book, “Boy Oh Boy!” – Beily Paluch’s guide for mothers about the wonderful world of boys. Because if I had read this adorable and helpful book, maybe I would have breen more secure in my role as mom of boys.
If nothing else, maybe I would have been confident enough to let the annoying comments roll off my tired and harried back.
“Just think, you’ll have five wonderful daughters-in-law!”
Or: “Now you have a basketball team!.”
Yup – just a few of the comments from well-meaning friends, acquaintances and yes, even family. Continue reading