As many of you know I have been suffering from lots of contractions this pregnancy. So far they are just annoying and not producing labor. But they are very painful and very exhausting. And to try to combat them I have spent a lot of time in bed. Because of this my girls have… Continue reading What makes you a good mom?
Note from Paige: This post is a guest post written by someone other than me. From Time to time I want to be able to feature other wonderful parents and their stories. Rachel Bowman writes at Just Getting Things Done, a website for working moms that want to get their life back on track even… Continue reading Things I Let My Second Child Do That I’d Never Let My First Do
Fall is always stressful for families. Most families are getting ready for the dreaded (or if you are a parent, I am told, celebrated) back to school season. I myself have been part of the back to school craziness for quite some time. Between double majoring for my bachelor’s degree and then continuing on for… Continue reading Back to School Season is Upon Us
You may have noticed a little extra silence around here. We’ve been busy around here. As some of you might know, we have been working to sell our house. The thing about selling is that as soon as your house hits the market you think about moving, but you have no idea when that will… Continue reading Preparing to Prepare to Move
I would be classified as a helicopter mom. My kids are still very young so maybe this is justified, but I do understand that sometimes I go a little overboard when we are out in the real world. I hear tragic stories that happen to children and think “That could never be my kids” This… Continue reading The Helicopter Mom
I had a few people reach out to me about my last post about playing with my kids at the beach. See the original post here A few of you shared sentiments that you would love to have more time to play with you kids in your everyday life, but there is never enough time. I… Continue reading Playing: The How to Guide
One of the most amazing things about beach days is seeing how excited my children are. Until this week, our beach days have been relatively been relatively secluded. We normally pick beaches that are out of the way, and go on cooler days (and on days like Wednesday) so there is never that many other… Continue reading Playing: The Lost Art of Parenting