For the last two year's around Father's Day as sort of a "roast post", I've stated that I would love to be a dad for a day. However, with Mother's Day this Sunday, I did some deep thinking and realized I have it all wrong. I don't want to be a dad, I want to … Continue reading I Want to Be a Toddler
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
Two weeks ago I started penning a blog post called "The Not-So-Terrible-Twos" Olivia was enjoying a hot streak of not being an asshole and I fell for it hook, line, and sinker. Let's be real. Two is a bear of an age, which why it's referred to as terrible. Two-year olds are emotionally unstable, hangry 99% of … Continue reading The Two-Faced Twos
I was told that the first year with two kids, especially kids that are close in age, is the hardest. After that, things tend to get easier. But does juggling chainsaws really get easier? I don't have firsthand experience juggling chainsaws, but I imagine that while you may gain slightly more confidence and become accustomed … Continue reading It Gets Easier and Other Lies People Tell You
For my family, this summer has been defined by one thing: nudity. Let me clarify. My children's nudity. I cannot keep their clothes on. They are rebelling against the very cute, carefully curated summer wardrobes that I painstakingly shopped for in the wee hours of the night when I should have been catching up on … Continue reading Clothing Optional
Baseball has been the one constant thats run through mine and my husband's relationship. We've lived in three different cities, changed jobs a cumulative four times, bought a house, gotten married, obtained a dachshund, and had two children in such a short period of time that baseball has been the one thing that's pretty much … Continue reading Love & Baseball
Do you ever take a step back from your kids while you're in the midst of a no-nap day, record breaking tantrum, or public outing gone awry and ask yourself the question "what am I doing wrong as a parent?" Followed by... Why won't they sleep better? Why is it so hard to get them to … Continue reading What Am I Doing Wrong?