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Going Back to School for the First Time

Going Back to School for the First Time

<><> Nothing is more exciting and scary all at the same time for a parent and a child than the first back to school season. What if they don’t like their teacher? What if their teacher doesn’t like them? What if they like their teacher […]

Losing Wisdom

Losing Wisdom

With the internet at our fingertips, we have turned away from the advice of the women who came before us. Seeking out their wisdom will enrich our lives and theirs.

Why You DON’T Want a Short Labor

Why You DON’T Want a Short Labor

Everything about the birth of my third (and last) child was different than the other two. This last baby came after a VERY short labor. Sounds great, right? My first two were scheduled inductions. We knew exactly when we would be going in, we calmly […]

The Perfect California Beach Vacation

The Perfect California Beach Vacation

Pismo Beach Vacation Traveling with kids can sometimes be more stressful than staying home. There’s nothing like small children that can turn a relaxing time at the beach into something . . . not so relaxing. However, this time was as close to perfect as […]

How to Change a Diaper in 10 Easy Steps

How to Change a Diaper in 10 Easy Steps

Diaper Changes Made Easy I have three kids ages 6, 4, and 10 months. That means that other than the 6 month reprieve between my middle child FINALLY potty training (or finally choosing to use the potty that he had known how to use for […]

Traveling with PKU Kids

Traveling with PKU Kids

Traveling with PKU Adds Some Challenges to Our Vacation You may have read in other posts that my oldest two children have PKU. When Reagan was born with PKU it changed our world and how I have to think about food. When I was pregnant […]

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Book Review

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Book Review

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun by Maria Dismondy &Illustrated by Kimberly Shaw-Peterson Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun is the story of Lucy, a little girl who loves to eat spaghetti on a hot dog bun. Lucy is happy just being herself until a boy in her […]

How I Cheat At Being a Working Mom

How I Cheat At Being a Working Mom

Being a working mom is tough. Your day starts at the crack of dawn and ends long after the kids have gone to bed. Not only do you have to make sure your kids are cared for, homework gets done, the house gets cleaned, everyone […]

What to Look for in a Preschool

What to Look for in a Preschool

Picking a preschool is a daunting task. Here are 12 questions you should ask to give you peace-of-mind that your child will be safe and happy.

ABCmouse.com Review

ABCmouse.com Review

This post contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a small commission if you click my links at no cost to you. For more info, you can read my disclosure here. If your kids watch Disney, Nick Jr. or other kid-oriented tv shows, you […]