Enough with the Gender Themed Books

By |November 7th, 2016|

I have a daughter and I have a son.  Like most siblings, they couldn’t be more different.  With this said, they also don’t follow the “typical” gender stereotypes either.

My daughter […]

10 Things I Learned From Taking My Kids to a Wedding

By |November 5th, 2016|

10 Things I Learned from Taking my Kids to a Wedding:

 It doesn’t matter what age you are, wedding cake is always exciting.
Forget the phrase “Dance like no one’s […]

Post Halloween Smoothie

By |November 1st, 2016|

It’s the morning after Halloween, and if there’s one thing I know I need to do it’s get something decent into my kids’ bellies.  (Okay, and mine too since I […]

The Tooth Fairy Strikes Again

By |October 30th, 2016|

(I’ve already written the blog “No Tooth Fairy” on how my daughter has decided to forgo the Tooth Fairy in order to keep her teeth.  (Still not sure how all […]

Grossed Out Momma

By |October 27th, 2016|

I have a pretty good tolerance when it comes gross kid stuff.  I’ve gotten better at not gagging at dirty diapers and (amazingly), somehow my own kid throwing up doesn’t […]

The Drawing Board Drama

By |October 25th, 2016|

About a month ago I let the toddler bring his magnetic drawing board into the car.  It was great… at first.  Soon enough, it became a fight every single car […]

New Smoothie Recipe

By |October 24th, 2016|

Today’s smoothie was a huge hit with the kids. Yay!  Healthy and easy and the best part?! Both kids drank the entire smoothie!

Recipe:
1 cup carrots
1 banana

1 apple
1 cup unsweetened almond […]

What a Difference 3 Years Makes!

By |October 19th, 2016|

If you’re reading this right now with the “Frozen” theme song stuck in your head, thinking you cannot endure another moment of playing princesses; let me tell you this; this […]

The Wheels on The Bus

By |October 18th, 2016|

The toddler has been requesting his bedtime song be “The Wheels on the Bus” ever since we read the book with Pete the Cat and the wheels on the bus. […]

Our Butter Croissant Obsession

By |October 17th, 2016|

It’s true, our family have a bit of a Starbucks obsession and now (sadly) we also have developed a butter croissant obsession too.  (Both are serious problems we are “working” […]

Then it All Clicked!

By |October 14th, 2016|

There’s no better feeling than seeing a “lightbulb moment” with your kids.  Do you know what I mean?  You know, when you see all their (and your) hard work has […]

Real Grandma Love

By |October 13th, 2016|

It’s so crazy thinking back to when our daughter was born and my stepmom was always trying to “do the right thing.”  She didn’t want to step on any toes […]

My Toddler the Actor

By |October 11th, 2016|

Turns out the toddler is a little sneakier then I thought he was.  Due to a black eye (that I have NO idea how he got- “mom of the year”) […]

Birthday Playdoh for Momma

By |October 7th, 2016|

Today is my best day of the year… my birthday of course!!  I’ve always loved birthdays and even into my 30s this has not changed.  (I will always celebrate and […]

A Fall Miracle

By |October 5th, 2016|

I needed to clear my head today; it has been an emotionally draining past 48 hours.  Instead of just going through my usual motions when the daughter went off to […]

My Current Reality

By |October 4th, 2016|

In case you are having “one of those days,” just know, you are NOT alone!

Today feels like a Monday.  The toddler didn’t nap; I tried to get him to, but […]

Best Find!

By |October 3rd, 2016|

I’ve been having a terrible time finding shirts for my 6 year old daughter lately.  All my usual places seem to only be selling too girly of clothes that all […]

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 […]

Gak

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 […]