What was I doing with my time pre-child? No, really. What on earth was I doing with my time? Because I must have had a lot of free time. Why wasn’t I super-skilled and uber-talented in some cool skill or cut like a diamond from all of my time spent at the gym by the time I… Read More Mom Guilt
The other day, I realized I’d been stuffing my nearly two-year-old’s feet into over-stretched 6-12 month infant socks. Oops. With two kids, tons of job applications, numerous volunteer “jobs”, and a new kitten…things get, ahem, overlooked. But I digress. While out shopping, I made amends by letting him pick out whichever socks he’d like to… Read More Can we please discuss “Safety Toes” for a minute?
You want the truth? You can’t handle the truth! (Just kidding, I’m sure you can) I’m taking a break from my usual Wisdom Wednesday column to offer you my True Parenting Confessions… Sometimes, I secretly eat candy behind the kids’ backs. When my four year old asks what I’m eating, I lie and say… Read More True Confessions: Sarah
Displaying Children’s Artwork: It’s more important than you might think! Like many other 3 year olds, Nate constantly gives me his artwork. He’s still not quite intentionally choosing what he wants to draw (i.e., he’s still pretty much in the “scribbling stage” and not quite in the “pre-schematic stage”, which children typically enter around this… Read More Wisdom Wednesday
Agree or disagree…this is me. I will be nursing my daughter past one year of age and as of now, plan to let her self wean. No, I won’t still be nursing her as a teenager and I think the chances of her breastfeeding even for several more years is slim. I’ve been perfectly content… Read More This is me. (Christa)
I’m so glad that I have more time to post things from my personal perspective since we ended Talk To Us Tuesday’s giveaways (although I do LOVE giving stuff away!). I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how the weekends and holidays are much different now that I have a child. I honestly feel like… Read More My first non-contest related post in a while!