When you take your kids to the eye doctor…

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…

My Last Baby

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

C’mon Santa! Sharing A Memorable Christmas Moment

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

“You won’t be perfect.” Advice for a first-time mom

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

Up all night

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

Just A Mom!

“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!