Most of the nation is flipping their lids over today's Solar eclipse but I am over here in 63% visibility land flipping the toilet lid down on another successful potty from my youngest. To many, this historic Eclipse was the... Continue Reading →
I've always been a bit emotional when it comes to endings. I am the mom who got choked up when their child outgrew the Gymboree class. And I got the down faced blues when we decided to pull the plug on swim classes because "he'll miss all his friends!" Spoiler alert: He was 3. He missed NO ONE. I surprised myself with how I managed through my son's preschool graduation without shedding a tear but on the other hand I only took about 3057 photos so I don't know if that really qualifies as "keeping my cool." And today I am here lamenting a stroller.
Dear world, I am here. I am frazzled. I am confused. I keep forgetting today is Wednesday . But I'm here. Call me absent minded. Call me a hot mess. Just don't call me on the phone, ok? Text me. And then text me again if you haven't heard from me in 24 hours because the odds are that I saw your text, composed a response in my head and then clicked my mental "done" box before actually sending (or typing out) said text.
This past weekend my little family of four adventured out to a Home Improvement store to pick out some new light fixtures for the boys bedrooms. As has become our regular routine for outings such as these, my husband shopped, my... Continue Reading →
It's near. I feel the change. I can see it coming faster and faster. In some ways it reminds me of so many previous big life changes. Time has a way of going quicker towards the end. In college for... Continue Reading →
Oh, Facebook. Your "on this day" feature has become one of my favorite things. Today it reminded me that at this time 3 years ago we were announcing that our newest and last addition to our family would be another... Continue Reading →
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 →
Yesterday started out as a regular Monday in my household. I was woken up way too early by my two little demons children, one of whom jumped on my full bladder and one who kept announcing, "Mama, get up! It's your... Continue Reading →
Saturday Spent the day in the desert checking out pavers for the current family project. When we didn't find what we were looking for we saved the trip by hitting up an outlet mall and scoring matching Chuck Taylor's for... Continue Reading →