As a parent I have a love/hate relationship with bedtime. At the end of some days I am counting down the time until the kids are asleep. After all it’s then that I have a chance to be still, catch up on chores, eat, watch TV, spend time with my husband, the list goes on… Read More Toddler Pillow Talk: Where Meaningful Conversations Happen
Back to school means back to packing your kids lunches. My son will not eat sandwiches and peanut butter is banned from his preschool. Sometimes I feel as if I’m repeating the same favorites each day. One of his favs is lunchables. Lunchables have been around for a while. Probably because of the ease it… Read More Homemade Lunchables
Welcome to Mom-Care Monday, a weekly feature on my blog promoting self care. This week I want to talk about our support systems. They help keep us sane and lend helping hands, words of wisdom, and make life more enjoyable. Often times we find this support in our family and friends. Since having children life… Read More Mom-Care Monday: Call A Friend
The concept of a baby book is lovely. Somewhere to keep all the memories and data month by month, year by year. A place to document the milestones (because if you asked me the first time my son did XYZ I don’t really recall the specifics). My mom made me my own baby book. It… Read More Baby Books: Who Has Time For Those?
I’ve written before, but not my own blog. I had taken a break over the past year and decided to return to writing while I was home during maternity leave. My first blog post was August 1, 2017 and I’m so excited to already be nominated for the Liebster Award. A big THANK YOU to… Read More Liebster Award Winner 2017
My list of breastfeeding essentials may have changed a bit the second time around. Blame it on experience, blame it on tiredness, or being comfortable with meeting babies needs and less about what others think. I breastfed my first born for almost 2 years in varying degrees. As he became older I reduced feedings to just… Read More Breastfeeding Essentials
Today reality hit me. In two short weeks I return to work full time and things will look very different. I will not have the ease in the morning of taking my time or the thought that I have a few hours in the morning to get things done before M returns from school, or… Read More Let’s Snuggle A Little Longer