About Ponytails and Princesses

Elizabeth puts her three degrees to good use as a stay-at-home mom (or this is the lie she tells herself). She has two daughters who make her smile and laugh daily (“daily” = “on the good days”). She also shares her maternal love with her French Bulldog, who doesn’t differ too much from the kids (except definitely more drool). She always tries to keep a sense of humor about the triumphs and trials of motherhood and is not above poking a little fun at herself (and, yes, at her precious littles, too). After years of hearing people say things like, “You really should write all this down in a book or something,” she’s finally taken this advice and entered the blogging world (and thinks the word “blog” is just really fun to say).

Kids Are Never Satisfied

By |May 18th, 2017|

I’ve come to the realization that children never are fully satisfied.
Ever.
They always want more.  More candy, more toys, more allowance.  More, more, more.   Or they want something different than what […]

The Weight of the World on Tiny Shoulders

By |May 15th, 2017|

As parents, we often try to make childhood magical for our little ones, presenting the world around us as a nearly flawless wonderland.
We edit out most of the problems.  And, […]