As the triplets are getting older, they are getting more and more curious. While sometimes endearing, the curiosity often leads them to trouble. At 21 months, Lincoln and Keira are now in the 90th percentile for height, so they can reach almost ...more
I am, by nature, an extremely punctual human being. Being late stresses me out, and can actually ruin my day. Being on time isn’t just something I prefer, it’s something that MEANS SOMETHING TO ME. ...more
When I was younger, I thought I was the first person ever to have come up with the idea of a permanent stash of gift items you keep in your house for those "just-in-case" moments. I pictured a chest of drawers with purchased and homemade gifts and gift wrap for those inevitable birthday party invites my future children would have.
Birth regret is poison. I drank a lot of that poison.
IF I had demanded the c-section, IF I hadn’t been cavalier about being able to push him out, IF the on call doctor had been more insistent, IF this, IF that, and back to the beginning. The loop was suffocating and unproductive.
“I would never let someone else raise my children.”
If you're a working mom, you've probably heard this sentence. Maybe you saw it in a Facebook post. Maybe you overheard someone saying it. Worst of all, maybe someone said it to your face....more
This post is sponsored by World Market and Shutterfly. But, you guys must know by now that I am in serious love with World Market, so I wouldn’t share anything I wouldn’t recommend to my best friend. So there you go, you all are my BFFs ;) Mother’s Day is coming and you know what that means…finding flowers, a card, or something that helps you convey how you feel about your mom (or some other special person you celebrate on Mother’s Day :) ) ....more
"While the world focused on Bruce's "coming out" if you will, I couldn't help but think about his four oldest children. The thing that stands out for me is the fact that he chose to be what so many men often are; absentee fathers. I've never been able to understand why men aren't there for their kids....more
10 Things I Didn’t Expect From Motherhood I read a slew of books during pregnancy. I loved finding out the size of my baby every week in relation to food/fruit dimension. I also had a book dedicated to “teach” parents about the first few years of toddlerhood. And here I am. two years and a month into parenthood, and there are a number of things that I hadn’t expected to happen to me at all....more
Or maybe I should say HIGHS + lows because the highs won out this weekend despite a rocky start - and I wouldn't even say it was rocky - maybe just pebbly. Look at my optimism shine bright like a diamond today. We'll get the pebbles out of the way first ....more
Lots of pretty note-worthy things happened in my family last week. My Mom had a birthday, my brother had a birthday, my niece had a birthday on her parents' anniversary (love them all so!) and my brother had his second baby on that very same day. ...more
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