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For starters, my name is Karroll. I'm a mother of two and I'd say I'm pretty good at being a mom. But, I'm dyslexic which has pretty much made EASY things, HARDER my whole life. I will sit something down in one spot so I can use it, and then two seconds later, its gone. Just gone. I search the whole house looking, then I find it two feet from where I put it. I know right? CRAZY... I pretty much drive myself insane most of the time. My son will literally ignore everything I say, especially in public. I've tried punishments, but no improvement. Well okay, some improvement but not enough. I almost feel like I'm not doing my job as a mother sometimes. For example, my daughter likes to make noises. And I mean LOUD BABBLING NOISES. I usually have her in bed by 10 pm but she'll wake up at 5 am and just "babble babble babble". My fiance thinks I get enough sleep and I should considering I take care of the kids all day, clean the house, and try to keep myself from going insane. (My son hit his terrible two's in July).. I'm already getting off track. Anyway. Back to the babbling. I usually don't get to sleep until 1 or 2 am which leaves me 3 more hours until she wants to wake up and start her babbling. So I'll make her a bottle and fall back asleep. But then she wakes up at 7 am when my fiance gets home from work. (3rd shift worker) so there goes my sleep and my day starts over again. It makes me feel bad because I blame my sleep loss on my 4 month old.. Which isn't fair to her. My anxiety has gone up quite a bit since I've had a second child. Only being 20 years old and having to kids under 3 is quite NERVE WRACKING!! Don't get me wrong, I love my kids to death, but sometimes a mom herself needs a break. I never get out, I don't have any friends, and I'm pretty much going crazy. What's a momma to do for just one night out?