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Rock Star Status: Motherhood Edition

Back before I had children I used to think that I would be the type of mom who got shit handled. Kids weren't an excuse to lose yourself, right? I subscribed to the school of thought that the best parents... Continue Reading →

Ten STEM toys Preschoolers will Love (and Moms will too!)

I've recently become very fond of STEM toys in our house. This isn't because of some article I read or study that I've found. I could pretend to be a better advocate for childhood development and open ended toys yadda... Continue Reading →

Ways my children are plotting to drive me crazy and other sweet parenting moments.

There are certain unspoken rules in my house. For example, if one of my children is going to wake me up in the middle of the night, they will send a telepathic message to the other one to rise no later... Continue Reading →

Fast 5 – Family Traditions

Things have changed considerably since my childhood.  At least once a week I am struck by something that is completely different for my kids than it was for me. A few days ago I had to explain to my 4-year-old... Continue Reading →

Friday’s Week in Review

Saturday While the mister played single dad here at home, I enjoyed my mini vacation remembering what it was like to be a girl traveling through life without a purse full of fruit snacks and diapers. I imagine I looked... Continue Reading →

Darth Connor Resume

Working resume draft for Darth Connor.  Edits and reviews welcome. Darth Connor SUMMARY Experienced preschooler seeks gainful employment as a life coach or alternatively as your own personal super villain. Excels at snarling and growling, whining and lightsabering. EXPERIENCE Alarm Clock, Please... Continue Reading →

Friday’s Week in Review

Saturday This weekend was all about chairs. Adirondack chairs to be precise. Add in some pizza, beer, Pandora and impulse buying spray paint and you have our entire Saturday in a Nutshell. Sunday More of the same and 2 terribly behaved... Continue Reading →

Skeleton Puppy: A Love Story

As avid dog people, we had big plans for our first son to be a canine lover.  But as most prechild daydreams go, our expectations were amiss and Mr. C had absolutely no interest in being an animal person, full... Continue Reading →

The Destroyer’s Resume, Draft 1

As a parent of 2 small kids I have found myself aware/impressed that certain personality traits are already blossoming and quite apparent even at this young of an age. I've decided to give my children an advantage in life by working... Continue Reading →

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