Parenting is great! There are ups and downs but for the most part it’s pretty fun right!? Each year, I struggle as the non-crafty, Pinterest fail mom as I try and determine what to do for my son’s birthday party. I don’t necessarily feel the pressure from my other amazingly crafty mom friends but I do envy their abilities and so I get on Pinterest and make a board to come up with ideas for the party…. The thing is I don’t really follow through with what I have pinned because let’s be real, as an expat in Bangkok to try and find all of the objects to make the Pinterest board happen means work. It’s not a one stop shop to Walmart or Target but instead multiple trips to the one party store in town, Chinatown, Big C, the malls, and this could take days. At this point, you have spent so much money you are literally about to break the bank, not to mention you still need a cake, maybe entertainment for the party, and the list goes on and on. It’s stressful but you love your kid and I personally enjoy celebrating birthdays; I think they are important and should be recognized so I want it to be special!
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You know the old saying “When the cats away, the mice will play!”
That is the best part about my husband going away for work. We miss him terribly but sometimes Killi and I will go eat ice cream just because and not care if it spoils dinner and there’s no guilt because it only happens when daddy is away, which hardly ever happens. This time hasn’t been as much fun, there has been no ice cream, there has only been crying and no sleep the entire week for mommy and Killi.