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)
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)
Essential oils are my new best friend, and I don't care who knows it. Have I been living under a rock? I think maybe. Up until about three weeks ago, the scope of my knowledge on these fabulous little things were this: they smelled good. But as I have come to learn a little bit … Continue reading Still Not Using Essential Oils? Read This.
My oldest was sitting on the kitchen floor playing with wooden blocks. He had brought them in to play while I finished making dinner. Over and over he would build them up and knock them down, the same way he would every other time he played with those blocks. But on this day, every time … Continue reading Motherhood Can Be Lonely, But We Aren’t Alone.
Just out of sheer curiosity, do you know where your baby book is? Not your baby's. Yours. If you had to pick five mementos to take with you on a deserted island, would that be one of them? I'm guessing there is at least a handful of you who said you have no idea where your baby book is … Continue reading 5 Alternatives to Baby Books (Even if Your Baby Isn’t a Baby Anymore!)
The nurse placed my first child on my chest after he had been pulled from my body. My arms were still strapped down to the operating table, and the doctor was sewing up my Caesarean incision. She looked down at me and said, "Here's your baby boy!" My eyes looked in her direction. "And here is your … Continue reading Is Your Inner Mom Voice as Critical as Mine is?