You've heard the saying, "There's no such thing as a stupid question," right? That may fly in middle school and high school, but does it apply to a toddler? Let's analyze some recent "Why?" questions I've been posed lately by Toddler, shall we? (Yes, I've noted that all three sentences so far in this post … Continue reading Why So Many “Why”s? – Plus a Giveaway Soon!
This whole trying so hard thing? Making homemade this and that every time, playing with you every second? Nah, I think I'm going to ease up a little bit for a little while. Why? I make homemade fruit/vegetable puree pouches for Baby. What has she done the last 4-5 times I've offered them? Pushed them … Continue reading Kids, I Give Up
In the same vein as yesterday's post with answer's to questions for me, here is a second toddler quiz (here was the first!). I've had this in the drafts bin for a few months after first seeing it making the rounds on Facebook. I hope your toddler is more loquacious than mine was today. I … Continue reading Toddler Talk Tuesday: Toddler Quiz 2 -Mommy-Themed
Valerie at Living Lighter in Atlanta (hi and thanks!) nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award a few weeks ago, and I hope it means I bring sunshine to my little corner of the internet. !! Below I answered her questions, and in turn I nominated several blogs which bring sunshine to my days (and … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award – Answers … and Questions!
First came writing and now comes spelling. Toddler is learning how to spell a few words, such as "hi" and the names of her family members and such. I'm not pushing it, but since she's showing interest and asking how to spell words, I oblige her the lesson. Often Toddler asks me how to spell … Continue reading Learning to Spell: Juuuust a Few Errors …
Let's face it: most parents deal with trying to get their kids to eat more - of anything. Fruit. Vegetables. Meat. Milk. Yogurt. Carbs. Thankfully, most kids have a secret vice. (Typically it's sugar, but let's pretend it's not.) They love chicken? Pack it in!! Strawberries are the fruit of the week for baby? Here … Continue reading Did My Kid Really Eat THAT?!
I'd better be careful or Toddler will replace me as the corny joke master teller around here. I'm like an old man with the (awesome) corny jokes I tell. No wonder Toddler is picking up on it.... Toddler: "This table is made of wood. This is a strong table. Our table is so big, and … Continue reading Toddler Talk Tuesdays: More Jokes – et en Francais Aussi!
This afternoon Toddler will take her first swimming lesson - with her dad. (... because I'm not a calm influence when it comes to swimming ... I swam out of an undertow once at St. Augustine Beach and can swim enough to save myself and my children - I think - but generally am not … Continue reading To Class or Not to Class?
There are hundreds of listicles for "What Every New Mom Needs For Baby," and I've already called out some some popular items I think are totally BS. That got me thinking about what things parents really need but just never make it onto the baby registry. These are the items every baby household really benefits from having, … Continue reading Best Gotta-Have-It Non-Baby Items for Mothers
... And want to remain ten paces from me at all times. Seriously, that's what a teenager wants, right? To be far from a parent and not within hugging distance, right? That's opposed to our current stage, which is my 14mo baby girl not wanting to be more than ten inches from me - and … Continue reading Sweet Memories Friday: I’ll Appreciate This When You’re Older …