In a few days we are embarking on a family vacation to Hilton Head with my mom, step-dad, sister, and my two adorable nephews. Normally a blog post preceding such a trip would be full of lamentations on the difficulty of toting two little ones on planes, trains, and automobiles. But this is not that … Continue reading Yes Way Vacay
Dear TimeHop, I hate the way you remind me daily that my babies are no longer babies. That they're growing so incredibly fast. I hate the way you make it hard to recall these sweet and fleeting moments from the past. I hate the way you make me think that my babies are innocent little … Continue reading Dear TimeHop
While it's true that in life there are many ups and downs, I would say that especially rings true when you're a parent. Parenthood is a volatile business. You can go from the lowest of lows to the highest of highs - sometimes all within the same day. Last weekend was a prime example of that. … Continue reading Ebb & Flow
I've been at this parenting gig for four and a half years now and my "gross reflex" ceases to exist. My two kids and dog have somehow gotten on the same poop cycles and rather than be disgusted that I'm basically moving from one butt to the next, I'm actually just impressed that this is … Continue reading Things That Make You Go Ew
As I lamented in my post about bra shopping after breast-feeding, your body changes in ways you never even fathomed. People talk so much about the baby weight, but can we talk about the baby shape? This is a phenomenon that leaves many women scratching their heads as they are (praise be!) back to their pre-pregnancy weight, … Continue reading Bathing Suit Time
A few weeks ago I got the asinine idea to transition Olivia to a big girl bed. I even began to romanticize the idea a little bit as I looked longingly at the Pottery Barn Kids website at the gorgeous and college-education priced bedding sets. I thought, hey, maybe it won't be so bad. Then I … Continue reading Big Girl Bed Battles
Yesterday was the first day of spring and what better way to commemorate the occasion with an announcement of yet another major snowstorm moving through the area. I spent the morning grocery shopping with everyone else in the state of New Jersey as we pick up the essential french toast fixings - milk, toast, and … Continue reading Snowed In. Again.