Oh, you will never read this For blogging you do hate But I know soon is your holiday So for you these verses I'll create. * You bring home all our bacon, And do all the nasty chores - Like mowing and tarring the driveway And killing spiders, crickets, and more. * You never … Continue reading An Ode to My Children’s Father – Happy Father’s Day!
Let me just preface this by saying that I love my two little girls, now 13m and almost 3.5y. They are adorable and a lot of fun. I truly love them to bits. But they are, especially the younger, babies. Crying, fussy, tantrumy, picky, no-napping, stubborn babies. I actually enjoy kids, so much so that I'm … Continue reading Sweet (Future) Memories Friday: No More Babies!
Feeding four people in a family is kind of hard sometimes. It's natural for everyone to like slightly different things. I get it. Sometimes we don't want to have the carrots at lunch, we must have broccoli. Okay, fine. And Baby, at 13m, is still figuring out what she likes to eat, so mealtimes can be … Continue reading Week in Review: What Did My Kids Eat?
I won't lie that the moment my husband walks through the door around 4:05 PM is one of my top 3 moments every day. (Some days it's THE top moment! You know those days....) You know who else loves it? Baby! (Aside: Do I still call her Baby, since she's now 1? I'll need to … Continue reading Sweet Memories Friday: Excited To See Daddy Return From Work!
At the end of this summer, my 3yo and 8mo seemed to really grow closer together. They started paying attention to each other all day long, they smiled and hugged and kissed each other, and they started playing with the same things. My favorite memory is from one of the last warm, sunny days when … Continue reading Sweet Memories Friday: Sisters on Swings
... Because my kids' grandmothers sure think that! They appear out of nowhere bearing gifts for every occasion - or no occasion at all. Those gifts are things you'd never dream of giving your kids - literally, I would never, ever consider giving my kids what these grandmothers sometimes choose (eg, extra-loud dress up heels). … Continue reading Do All Grandmothers Think They’re Fairy Godmothers?…
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