My daughters are approximately 22 months apart in age and even though they are only 2 and 4 years old (soon to be 3 and 5), I can tell that they are destined to be lifelong best buds. If they aren’t playing babies, school or house, they can be found cracking each other up and… Read More Sisterly Love, Sisterly Conflict
Lately, I’ve been noticing the cute little signs around our house that shout out “KIDS LIVE HERE!” Now don’t get me wrong, not everything my kids do to my house is cute. For example, those sticky spots on the floor or the random stickers on the table and window sill, I don’t see anything cute… Read More You Know Kids Live Here When…
If you’ve had or have young kids, I probably don’t need to tell you that a little imagination can go a long way. My husband, on the other hand, was less than thrilled when I proposed that we build an old western town out of cardboard for my son’s cowboy-themed first birthday party. I could… Read More How to Build a Cardboard Box Town
If you would have told me even 4 months ago that I would fall in love with running, I would have probably called you crazy. I had dabbled with 5Ks over the years and I enjoyed the excitement of running a race but 3 miles was about all I ever had the energy to tackle. … Read More Run Like a Mother
As I was driving to work this morning, a local top 40 radio station was conducting a poll of its listeners about whether or not it is ok to put a flat screen television in a 4 year-old’s bedroom. Apparently, one of the employees of the radio station is considering putting a TV in his… Read More Watching TV From Bed: Pros & Cons?
None of my children have lost any teeth yet but over the past week or so, I have been seeing news articles about tooth value inflation such as this one pop up in my Facebook newsfeed and I have to admit, it caught my attention. I can remember getting a dollar and a few quarters under… Read More How Much Does the Tooth Fairy Leave?
If there is one motherhood role that I have to admit to not having mastered, it’s the role of hairstylist to my little girls. You know those little girls that you see out and about with perfect braids and not one hair out of place. Yeah? Well, those little girls, those are not my kids. … Read More Messy Hair Days
I can hardly believe it but in just over two weeks, my baby boy turns 1! It is exciting but I would be lying if I said that I don’t feel a wee bit sad that he will be graduating from infanthood. My son is my third child and I don’t have plans to have… Read More Surviving Infanthood
My family and I spent last week vacationing on Block Island (one of our favorite destinations)! I have found over the years that when you mention the Block, people either quickly say “I love that place,” or they say something along the lines of “how can you spend a whole week there? What is there… Read More 5 Things I Learned on Vacation this Year
From the moment I shared the news that I was expecting a little boy, people would say things like, “wait until you see, boys are SO much different!” Now here we are, my son almost 11 months old, and people are still talking the gender talk – only now they want to know, “isn’t it… Read More Baby Boy vs. Baby Girl