I Can’t Sleep

By |September 30th, 2016|

Wanna know why this momma can’t sleep tonight?!  Nope, it’s not because of the kids; they are both sound asleep, tucked in their little beds.  The house is even (kinda) […]

I Was Rude & That’s Okay

By |September 30th, 2016|

I am generally a nice person.  I like to smile at strangers and try to always say hello to people I don’t know who are shopping near me.  I do […]

Being Lazy Paid Off!

By |September 28th, 2016|

I didn’t want to go back downstairs at bedtime last night and fetch the library books we had gotten earlier in the day from the car for the kids to […]

Homework Tip (For parents)

By |September 27th, 2016|

We’ve been struggling on getting homework done without having a frustrated kindergartener by the end of it.  We are literally talking about one page a night; the struggle is real. […]

I Was Supposed to Mow…

By |September 26th, 2016|

Today I was supposed to mow.  I was going to get the daughter on her bus, eat my lunch, put the toddler to bed, wait until he fell asleep and […]

The Smallest Difference

By |September 25th, 2016|

While I was sitting on the side of Lakeshore Drive, drafting a cynical blog about how the husband dragged me out of bed before 4:30am to get to his race […]


By |September 23rd, 2016|

Brace yourself; I actually did a Pinterest project with the kids.  Not only did I pin it, I actually did it with them, and we all really enjoyed it.  (#winning!) […]

Yes, I bribed my toddler!

By |September 21st, 2016|

The toddler is having one of “those days.”
He woke up to a thunderstorm (thankfully at 8am) that he was scared of.  To make matters worse, he then saw I was […]


By |September 19th, 2016|

Over the years I’ve learned to “trust my gut.”  I feel like I usually have a very good intuition about things (hence my crazy type A personality), and recently I […]

10 Tips to NOT Ruin Your Toddler’s Day

By |September 14th, 2016|

Ever notice your little person finds ways to turn a perfectly nice day into their “worst day ever”?!  (If they only knew!!). Well, lately my little man has been losing […]

Car Picnic?

By |September 13th, 2016|

I am trying to adjust to our new school year schedule.  The toddler has preschool Tuesday and Thursday mornings which means I have 2 hours of alone time with my […]

No Tooth Fairy

By |September 12th, 2016|

The daughter has lost 4 teeth now.  Her first two teeth it was the usual Tooth Fairy drill; we put the tooth under her pillow, the Tooth Fairy came, and […]

Tip of the Day: Take a Walk

By |September 9th, 2016|

Quick tip of the day: Take a walk with the kiddos and enjoy the outdoors.

Easy, I know!!  The kids were treated to donuts this morning, so in an effort to […]

Preschool Round Two

By |September 8th, 2016|

Turns out the second time around is easier when it comes to preschool drop-off.  Maybe it’s because I’m now a “seasoned” mom or maybe it’s because my second kid wasn’t […]

Her New Shoes

By |September 6th, 2016|

The daughter was in desperate need of a new pair of gym shoes.  Not only have her feet grown over the summer, but she also only really wears gym shoes […]

Teaching Loss is Hard

By |September 1st, 2016|

My daughter has been to a few funerals in her life, but she was always too young to understand.  I still remember the first time I had to explain death […]