Our babysitter dropped by the other day, long story, but during her brief visit the kids clamored for her attention. At one point, I was nearly on the floor laughing as my 4 year old was out of sight upstairs, but clearly pretending to be in distress saying ‘where’s my breastmilk’… at which point I … [Read more…]
Words you can never say with a newborn in the house… The baby’s name Shower Eat Dinner Bathroom ‘right back’ Sleep, nap, or bed That kid will wake up and need something, guaranteed! Shhh! Treat all these words like ‘Voldemort’.. and you’ll be just fine!
***Note Just like you, your child is an individual- whether 2 weeks, 2 years or 20 years old, your child is still your child and it can be immensely frustrating if you have a food issue. After all, this wonderful child you carried/adopted/fostered has his/her own sense of taste and you can’t make it … [Read more…]
This was my initial blog posting, well the 2nd day anyway, where you first learn about ME, before kids… bwah ha ha. I think I’ll read some more later and share some gems. I was a year from being pregnant then, and had NO IDEA how soon that was all going to .. implode. It’s … [Read more…]
“MOM! I found an EGG and another EGG and another EGG! I found another golden egg.” No, my kid was not running around outside, or even inside. I downloaded an app* on the tablet. Talk about instant joy. I did it mainly for my 5 year old, but apparently the 2 year old learned how … [Read more…]
My kids LOVE puzzles. When I thought about having babies, I thought about the late nights and diapers, but my mind also jumped ahead to chubby fingers pushing puzzle pieces into place for the first time! Yup, I’ve been thinking ‘puzzles’ since before my kids were in utero! Some of our favorite puzzles come from … [Read more…]
We had a crazy awesome weekend. My husband decided to come home early on Friday. He and I relaxed while the kids napped, and then we gathered some groceries and called it an early night. Or at least I did. Lots of sleep, and I felt GOOD on Saturday. So after relaxing (and eating donuts) … [Read more…]