Rest assured on the nights when you are lying awake as you ponder how such a tiny being can possibly take up an entire king size bed, that they won’t sleep in your bed forever. … Read More They Won’t Sleep In Your Bed Forever
I drive my kids to and from school in another town, so we have eighteen full minutes in the car each way. Eighteen minutes where I have them all to myself and they can’t walk away. This is when we have our talks. … Read More Car Ride Conversations
There are moments when I feel like out of the blue someone suddenly punched me in the gut and immediately I am racked with guilt and overcome with worry that I’m damaging these innocent kids who didn’t choose this life, to have a split family. … Read More “When Will I See You Next?” The Heartache Of Co-Parenting
I love iced coffee. A true New Englander, I will drink iced coffee daily no matter the season. I will make it at home but I prefer Starbucks and the baristas at my local store know me by name. I also love a good coffee shop…the vibe, the smell, all the tasty possibilities…but I digress.… Read More Iced Coffee
You guys! It’s been way too long! I have to tell you, for a while now I’ve been thinking my blogging days might be over. I had a good run, but maybe it’s time to throw in the towel. But then a few things happened that made me reconsider. I should start off… Read More Since I’ve Been Gone
The other weekend my daughter, who is 8, had a play-date with her best friend. It was an absolutely beautiful day out and Girl Scouts of Connecticut was encouraging kids to visit a state park to receive a special badge. So after picking up her bestie, I took them to a local state park that… Read More Mom, Can I Take My Shirt Off?
I LOVE to make people feel loved. And when it comes to my child, I’m constantly thinking about how I can make sure she knows she is loved by me, just as she is. Five years ago I decided to do something extra special for Valentine’s Day as a way to reinforce her positive qualities… Read More The Best Valentine’s Day Activity
My youngest son started Kindergarten five weeks ago. He was one month away from his fifth birthday—a peanut in my book—and separating from us at drop-off time was difficult. Most mornings, he cried. And, my older son, his big brother, started putting his arm around the back of his neck and lovingly guiding him in… Read More His Brother’s Shadow
I have to come to realize that we all have some type of madness lurking in our homes now, and am learning to just laugh about the insanity of it all So, here is what life is like in my house. Hopefully, you can relate.… Read More My Life in 12 Photos
“What’s wrong baby?”
“Mama, I need to poop.”
My first thought was literally, “Oh crap.”… Read More That Must Have Been a Huge Dog. Maybe it was a Dinosaur.