Mannlymama

Full time working mom juggling 2 kids, a husband, dog and a blogging habit.  Software developer by day and tickle monster by night.

Hola, Kindergarten

We are now a few weeks into Kindergarten and getting our feet under us. It hasn’t been all rainbows and unicorns but I think we have weathered the transition pretty well. I worried about him going to a whole new environment…like more than I usually worry ....more

The Power of Thank You

When you get married you have to do a good bit of blending. Styles, feelings, furniture, and so on but the biggest I think is habits. Some good, some bad....more

How To Start Twitter

Follow Fridays are kind of a thing of the past but I thought I would bring it back today to help convert some folks. Twitter can be an amazing place. I’ve met my best friends there ....more

So you wanna start running…

I get a lot of questions about running…especially in fall when it isn’t 5000 degrees. How do I do it? Where do I do it? ...more

Get Fitted with Confidence by Vanity Fair

Bra shopping is just the worst.Amirite? To me it is even worse than jeans. So many options ....more

Postpartum Anxiety and Strollers

At this time around 5 years ago, I was settling in with my first newborn. I had never really dealt with teeny babies. I had held one or two, of course but not in the trenches ....more

FDOS

Problem with starting school a mere 2 weeks after turning 5 means I am all out of feels. It was preschool graduation and...more

Cinco

Lando, Yesterday...more

School Lunches: Getting Organized

One thing that has come up in tips from folks for packing lunches is to make lists of options to keep you out of ruts. Some people even gave the lists to the kids before shopping for the week and let them decide. You can always keep adding to the list as you think of cool things and reference each week ....more

Kidlet Dinners – Kindergarten is Coming

4 weeks until the big day comes. Landon is off to kindergarten and with that, a loss of homemade warm lunches each day. We’ve gotten lucky to have such a great daycare arrangement for 5 years ....more