Over the weekend I was at dinner with girlfriends chatting out about kids when it hit me literally while I was mid-conversation - I think our family is in the middle of a sweet life spot. And I don't mean it in a way where everything is perfect and the kids are sweet angels that … Continue reading The Sweet Spot
You may have noticed but I am obsessed with my children's sleep. I've only been blogging for two years but I venture to say that roughly 30% of my posts are sleep related. I can't help it. Sleep affects EVERYTHING. My mood, the kids' mood, the cleanliness of our house, the amount of online shopping … Continue reading Nap No More?
I could feel it. Everyone's eyes on Olivia and I as we walked in for our fourth music class today. We, or should I say she, has gained a reputation for being a bit mischievous with a smidgen of never sits the F down. The entertainment had arrived. Everyone buckle up. A month ago when … Continue reading Face the Music
Dear Anthony, Happy 3rd Birthday, Anthony! How is it possible that you're already 3 years old? It feels like only yesterday when you were getting ready to judo chop your way out of my uterus with all of your crazy fetal movement. I have to admit, given the tumultuous moments your second year has given … Continue reading Dear Anthony
Olivia is 11 months old today. Holy shit. With each month that ticks by I force myself to do another one of the dreaded monthly sticker photo shoots because I did it so eagerly for her brother and I don't want to create a second child complex. Then I have the cursory "oh wow. Time … Continue reading Bye Bye Baby
In light of mounting evidence I think it's time we stopped putting money into AJR's 529 plan and start saving for legal fees instead because I'm pretty convinced that I'm raising a future serial killer. Listen, I know that toddlers can be like Sour Patch Kids - first they're sour, then they're sweet (credit goes … Continue reading So I’m Raising an Axe Murderer