Moms Are Their Kid’s Own Thermometers

This post was supposed to celebrate our weekend trip in Ontario to celebrate Canada Day, but we're home instead because I contracted a coxsackie virus, specifically hand, foot, and mouth disease from Baby. Doesn't "hand, foot, and mouth disease" just sound frightening? Terrifying? Yeah, it sucked a lot. Thursday was probably the second sickest / … Continue reading Moms Are Their Kid’s Own Thermometers

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Top “Wish List” Inventions All Parents Need Now

We all have dreams, right? Some want to win the lottery, some want to move to a tropical island, some want to become famous. Me? I have much more immediate and domestic dreams. (Sure, I'd love to publish a book one day, but right now I have smaller dreams.) There are some¬†things I'm dreaming about … Continue reading Top “Wish List” Inventions All Parents Need Now

Wait, Toothpaste and Medicine AREN’T Candy?!

... Someone should tell the pharmaceutical companies, 'cause they've sure been fooling my kids! Grape-flavored liquid acetaminophen for Baby? Check. Cherry-flavored ibuprofen pill for Toddler? Check. Fruit punch-flavored fluoride-free toothpaste for Toddler? Check. When they need medicine, they are¬†thrilled to take it because it tastes like a treat. And I cannot stop Toddler from swallowing … Continue reading Wait, Toothpaste and Medicine AREN’T Candy?!