There are many times as a parent when you try to see through your exhausted, sleep-deprived haze and remember what life was like before kids entered the picture. I often do this as I try to recall exactly what I filled my Saturday afternoons with. But nothing slaps you in the face with "wow life … Continue reading New Year’s Eve: Past and Present
Maybe you've heard the Christmas song "My Grown Up Christmas List" where X musician sings about wanting to end wars, feed hungry kids, yada yada yada. Well, this ain't that type of list. Mommy has been very good like ok this year and there are a few things I want. You know, if money or reality … Continue reading A Mom’s Christmas List
This past weekend we took our 3-year old son for a ride on the Polar Express and left his 14-month old sister at home. As much as I would like to say it was a difficult decision to leave her behind, it really wasn't. Mostly because she operates as if she slammed 5 pixie sticks … Continue reading Life with Two
Olivia, you were supposed to be my calm, peaceful child. The child that when you hear complete silence go looking for them in a panic, expecting to find a complete disaster of a room, but are instead delighted to discover that they've been pouring over the carefully curated library of children's books you've amassed for … Continue reading Wild One
Winter is coming. If you're a Game of Thrones fan this means one thing and if you're a parent, then it means something completely different. Although I think you could get the men on the wall to admit that toddlers with cabin fever (TCF) are more terrifying than white walkers if they spent an afternoon with them. With … Continue reading Winter Is Coming.