Happy 7th Birthday to my first born. That’s right, 7! I cannot believe I have been a mother for 7 years today. More so, I am pretty impressed I haven’t screwed up exponentially because our science experiment, as my husband and I refer to the first born, is one pretty amazing kid. Here are 7 … More How Are You Seven?! Happy Birthday, Little Man!
A routine visit. An annual check-up for my rather farsighted eyes. That’s all I scheduled. Nix that. I scheduled a check-up for my soon-to-be seven-year-old too. A very pregnant mama and her three children walking in for an appointment. What could possibly go wrong? Just last week I had successfully taken my 20- month old daughter … More When you take your kids to the eye doctor…
Have I told you I’m having a baby? My last baby. The last time I have to have a barf cup handy in the car. The last time I have to waddle from the bed to the bathroom at two in the morning. The last time I have to hear people comment on my protruding … More My Last Baby
I was inspired by Patience Brewster to share a holiday memory. Patience is an artist and creates adorable handmade and original Christmas Ornaments. Decorating the Christmas tree as a family is something we always did as a kid and a tradition I am cherishing doing now with my own children. Aside from the tree, another … More C’mon Santa! Sharing A Memorable Christmas Moment
I forget things. Frequently. I forget to turn the oven on. I forget to switch out the laundry so I rewash it only to forget again.When people ask how old my daughter is, I just say, “She’ll be two in March.” (I’m too fuzzy for math). I’m pregnant with my fourth child and the forgetfulness has … More “You won’t be perfect.” Advice for a first-time mom
She’s my third baby. I’m pregnant with number four. So when I’m awaken by that cry. You know the one. The, “I’m awake there is nothing wrong with me I just don’t want to sleep here anymore and I will get louder and louder until you come and get me!” cry. I love my sleep. … More Up all night
Like most girls today, my daughter can flawlessly sing Frozen’s “Let it Go!” My daughter is 18 months old. She loves that song, and “Twinkle Twinkle” is her new favorite. My Little Ladybug, as I like to call her, sings all day long. I love that about her. I love the joy and innocence that … More The Quirks I Love In My Daughter
“Mommy, you’re just a kid mom!” This is what I hear from the mouth of my sweet and introverted, Moo, who is strapped in his carseat in the rear of the van. “You’re just a kid mom. Dads and Grandmas work, but you are just a mom.” Just a mom. In his little four-year-old reality, … More Just A Mom!
Or should I say, It’s Hard To Be A GOOD Dad. We as moms get a lot of credit. When at the grocery store with all three of my kids, an elderly man or woman will often stare, smile, and say, “Good job, Mom!” At the doctor’s office with all my kids in the room, the … More It’s Hard To Be A Dad.
Have you had “The Talk” yet? You know, the one about where babies come from? My boys are six and four. I didn’t think I’d have to have it so soon. Since the birth of their sister a year ago, my boys are continually amazed that there is something other than wee-wee’s in the world. … More The birds and the bees, and baginas.