General Parenting

Why the End of Moana Wrecks You

Why the End of Moana Wrecks You

**The movie came out last year, but still . . . SPOILERS** Disney’s Moana was released on Netflix this summer, which means that I have now watched it approximately 6oo times. And every time that we watch it, I end up ugly crying and excusing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Time With the Littles 

Time With the Littles 

Every Summer, Christmas and Easter vacation comes with something very precious to me – time with my own kids. In my mind these vacation times are magical moments that my kids will remember forever. I will be calm and engaged (not yelling about messes or […]

Valentines Day Special

Valentines Day Special

I don’t like Valentine’s Day. I never really have. As a kid, it seemed like an opportunity for the popular kids to prove that they were popular. I never had a high school boyfriend, so Valentine’s Day in my teen years were depressing at best. […]

Sweet Success

Sweet Success

For those of you that are not my Facebook friends, you missed Reagan’s sad introduction to vegetables. Here was her response to carrots. Needless to say, she was not impressed. However, the next veggie we tried was sweet potatoes and she slurped them right up. […]

Becoming a PKU Family

Becoming a PKU Family

A Perfect Baby   In the summer last year, my husband Jimmy and I decided it was finally time to expand our family of 2 to a family of 3. We’d been married for 4 1/2 years and felt like it was time. In October, […]