There's just something about stereotypes that are so ... true. For better or worse, whether we feel guilty about admitting it or not, stereotypes exist for a reason. They were coined because of a prevailing trend, and they typically continue to be proven. My favorite stereotype is that "mother knows best" because she has that "motherly … Continue reading There’s a Reason Motherly Instinct Exists
Squish turned four years old on the 9th, and her birthday was enjoyed by all. It was especially successful for her because we managed to drag it out for four days: at her grandparents' house out of state the weekend prior, a mom's group playdate the day before, on her actual birthday at home, and … Continue reading Toddler Talk Tuesday: What Happens When a 4yo Talks On The Phone
Let's just do the plus part right up front. How do you ruin a vacation when you have an 18mo in tow? Well, if they drink milk out of a glass bottle (because they are incredibly stubborn and refuse dozens of times over to drink out of a straw or sippy cup) ... ... just … Continue reading Toddler Talk Tuesdays: Vacation Edition (Plus HOW TO RUIN A VACATION)
I hope my kids don't discover that I'm a party pooper. I hate to bring them down when they're just trying to have fun blowing birthday bubbles and eating too many cupcakes. But I'm sorry kids ... I've just been to way too many kiddie birthday parties, and I am partied out. They have no idea how … Continue reading Too Much Birthday (Parties)
Happy birthday to our little baby! One year ago she popped out ("popped"), and what a fast year it's been. Happy baby, happy sister, happy parents. As an aside, I've decide to drop my Thursday posts for the future and stick to a five-day, M-Tu-W-F-Sa schedule. This is just due to my time availability. Want … Continue reading Baby Birthday!