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Amy Betters-Midtvedt

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I drink coffee. I hide from my kids. I'm nicer and hug them a lot when I come back out. I write about all of the crazy. I never stop looking for the joy.

I Used To Spend My Days Helping Kids Learn To Walk. Now I Watch...

I used to make breakfasts for kids in footie pajamas swinging their legs at my kitchen counter. I’d cut up grapes on little plates...

All Parents of Teens Are Liars: We Are Not OK

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So here’s the thing about parenting teenagers. It sort of makes us into liars. Like when someone asks how our tall kids are we say things...

They Used to Line Up to Watch Me Leave

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They used to line up to watch me leave. Even if I was just running to the store for 10 minutes...5 little faces would be...

To My Dear Children Cleaning Their Rooms, No One Appreciates Your Half Assery

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Dear sweet offspring, Let me be clear about one thing. I see that you are trying, I really do. But oh my word I feel...

Kids, We’ve Had Endless Days Of Summer Fun. Now This Mom is Done.

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I’m done. You are on your own kids. Yes, even you youngest child who is currently crying because it’s not fair you’re “the youngest and still...

There Are So Many Ways Our Babies Interrupt Our Love

Sam: What are you guys doing? Wait...I'm missing out on the hugging? Let me in there! And this my friends perfectly sums up love during...
that kid

My Kid Is That Kid

My kid is THAT Kid. He’s the kid who never listens the first time. Or the second. Or even the tenth. You can pick him up out of...

Here’s Why I’m So Lucky To Have Sisters

I was never concerned with the gender of any of my babies, except while pregnant for a second time. We already had one beautiful girl...

When Even The Thought Of Self Care Sounds Too Exhausting

I spent the last few weeks trying to heal my body by trying to avoid stress. Which is actually super stressful, as it turns...