Does anybody else dread the bed time process? I mean I love it when my four year old is actually in bed, and I love it when he finally drifts off to sleep. But that 30 minutes before when there's all the whining and the bargaining, and the negotiating, well, that can send me right … Continue reading The Moonlite Story Projector
Friday is here again (yayyyy!!), and I gotta say. Week after week, you all continue to brighten my life with the moments when you're at your best, and moments when you're at your...not so best. I hope you all enjoy reading these as much as I love receiving them! Our Best: My husband died unexpectedly … Continue reading Our Best & Worst Parenting Moments (Part 5)
I raise my glass to you, Warrior Parents. Here's to you making it through another week. … Our Best: I overheard our 7 year old telling our 3 year old, “You have to clean up your toys. We all play a part here.” My work is done. The 7 year old can take it from … Continue reading Our Best & Worst Parenting Moments (Part 4)
We sat in the doctor's office waiting to be seen. My youngest, Larkin, who had just turned one, was there for his routine check-up. I was bracing myself for the shots and the screaming that was to come, while hoping that I would be strong enough to fight the urge to comfort him by popping … Continue reading Pediatricians Can Give Bad Advice Too.
A few years ago, when we lived in Atlanta, I was part of this Moms Facebook group. As you can imagine, it was huge. And with a lot of people, came a lot of opinions. I remember this one thread where a mom had asked the other moms how they dealt with picky eaters. And … Continue reading How to Respond to a Picky Eater (I’ve Been Doing This All Wrong).
You know it's been a fabulous week all around when I'm receiving waaaay more WORST moments than Best. I even tried to think of some of my own Best Moments, and nope! I had nothin'. So for those of you who sent me some "Bests," (there were only three of them!), look for those next … Continue reading Our Worst Parenting Moments (Part 3)