So, I would like to take a second to talk about something only moms find themselves obsessed with, poop. It’s at this point that some of you might want to stop reading, but I suspect you might be like me. From the moment your newborn is born you start frantically worrying about their poop. Do… Continue reading When Can You Say They Are Potty Trained?
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
Mom Confession: I don’t want to spend all my time making my kid’s lives magical. Most of the time I love creating fun things for them to do and planning trips and outings. But sometimes I just want to stay at home and not do anything. Or at the very least catch up on housework… Continue reading Lazy Mom’s Survival Tool Box
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
Before we even had kids, Tim and I began talking about homeschooling. Neither of us had a fantastic experience in school and I feel like it has only gotten worse. I didn’t want my kids to hate school. I didn’t want them to feel dumb or not good enough. Or memorize facts for some test… Continue reading The School Journey Begins