Today my patience was shorter than my toddler. My kindness paled in comparison with the tantrums. And there wasn’t quite enough Zoloft to give me peace. Today was another day in isolation. I always say that marriage is a mirror and parenthood makes...
Dear Woman in the Restaurant, My husband and I were enjoying our lunch the other day when you came up to us mid-meal to tell us that that our daughter was "sweet and beautiful" and you appreciated us having such a quiet...
So I don’t know how in the Boss Baby heck he did it, but I’m fairly certain my toddler has been trained with CIA-level torture tactics. 1. Sleep deprivation: He likes to fall asleep before I do and then the very...
Breastfeeding my baby girl was a priority and an important parenting choice from the moment the pregnancy test was positive. Many of my closest friends breastfed their babies. It had to be easy. My neighbor had a freezer full...
  Breastfeeding, breastfeeding, breastfeeding... breast is best they say. I just want to start off by saying FED IS BEST! But, for those mamas who are set on walking the breastfeeding journey or are more lax about trying it and seeing...
I planned to share how wonderful and convenient breastfeeding is. I imagined sharing what a sweet bond it is, how you don't have to tote bottles around or run out to the store to buy formula, how breastfed babies...
Throughout my life, I have always been one of those people who has to learn my lessons the hard way. This was one of those times. My sweet girl was only 18 months old, and we had walked to the park...
A few days ago, my daughter was particularly energetic. Jumping off the furniture. Spinning in circles. Standing just out of arms reach and proposing an invitation to "Catch me!" In the midst of all this activity, I jokingly said,...
To my sweet and full-of-life middle child, I worry about all my children; I am a natural born worrier. However, there is one child I worry about the most, and that is you, my precious middle child. Are you happy?...
Calling all bug lovers! If your kids love to pick up all the crawling bugs, or even just look at them, they might love this activity and YOU might love that it keeps them occupied for so long.  What is...
I've never been one to feel old when another birthday came around. When I would hear friends say they feel so old at 25, 28, 30, I didn't share the sentiment. That is, not until 2020.  It wasn't that I...
In March of 2020, I took our newfound quarantine as a challenge to do as many fun at-home activities with my kids as I possibly could. Looking back at my Facebook memories from that time, I was honestly really...

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