Next week my oldest, AJR, turns four. Two days later, his sister Olivia turns two. A lot of my time leading up to their birthdays has been spent looking up cake inspiration on Pinterest as I have a standing tradition where I make their birthday cakes each year. Driving to one Target and two Toys … Continue reading Becoming Mom
Make no beans about it, transitioning from one to two kids is hard. And for those folks that have three, four and more kids, I am in awe of your parental prowess. You have more children than arms, a prospect that terrifies me beyond belief. I don't even know how you manage it. While going … Continue reading Sibling Love (Sometimes)
It's official. We moved! Joe and I joke that our next move will be to the grave, but I'm not so sure it's a joke anymore. The past few days have been hectic, chaotic, and filled with numerous slices of pizza and wine just to keep us going. But it feels good, so good, to … Continue reading Home Sweet Home
I have a knack for jinxing things when it comes to my kids. If something is going well in regards to my kids then I really need to learn to shut the F up about it. I need to learn that it's okay to just say "oh, they're fine" and move on. No one needs … Continue reading Swimming With the Fishes
Tuesday BOTH of my kids started school. Please take a moment to send a virtual slow clap my way. My oldest, AJR is starting his second year of preschool going three days a week. Olivia, who turns two in October, started in the toddler program, and will go two mornings a week. Do you … Continue reading Mom’s First Day Of Freedom
With Labor Day comes the official end of summer and I could not care less. Summer, your work here is done. Thanks for all the leisurely mornings of PJ lounging and breakfast morphing into a 45-minute affair. I appreciate you providing (usually) perfect temperatures to sit outside and sip delicious summer beverages like rosé and … Continue reading That’ll Do, Summer.
My children's nudity was on full-display in last week's blog post, but this week I need to get a little deeper and talk about the diaper situation with Olivia. The situation being that the girl refuses to keep it on. Is this a sign that we should start potty training? Maybe? Probably. Ugh. The past … Continue reading Diaper Drama