Sweet Memories Friday: That Baby Smell

It's a cliche, but I don't care. One of my favorite memories will always be the way my baby's head smells. You'd think a head would smell like oil, but somehow my baby's head smells just perfect. Every day. I hope I never forget her delicate mix of clean, squishiness, love, warmth, and goo-goos. No … Continue reading Sweet Memories Friday: That Baby Smell

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If You’re Patient and You Know It, Clap Your Mom-Hands!

I've done a lot of thinking about this (usually while I talk to myself in my head while my toddler spends fifty minutes washing her handsĀ or my baby nurses and nurses and nurses), and I'm pretty sure the #1 personality trait mothers need for success is patience. Forget being "nice." Forget being "caring." Forget being … Continue reading If You’re Patient and You Know It, Clap Your Mom-Hands!

Sweet Memories Friday: Getting Through the Tough Times of Motherhood

If I had a dime for every time I've heard, "This too shall pass," I'd be able to buy the entire menu at Starbucks - venti size. Yeah, yeah, yeah - I'm sure it will pass, but I and every other mom think, "Not fast enough!" when going through a really rough patch: ... a … Continue reading Sweet Memories Friday: Getting Through the Tough Times of Motherhood