Here’s some breaking news – parenting a threenager is R-O-U-G-H. Like, there are moments where I’m all, “Can I get a return or exchange? I need the calmer model, stat!” Feel me? I mean, it’s mostly always awesome having a three year old, but I share about all the goodness often enough so I’m here […]
Birthday Wish List
October is birthday month around here. Which means preparation begins in September. Specifically September 9th (the day after my sister’s birthday). You see, growing up I wasn’t allowed to discuss my birthday until after Katie’s birthday ended. Seems like a good parenting plan. Totally giving my mom a high five. Although, back then I didn’t […]
5 Ways to Survive a Toddler in a Cast
Bathroom Fun + Living Arrows
How Does Your Family Explain Differences and Approach Diversity?
As a part of the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama I wrote a post that is being featured on Natural Parents Network. Apparently it’s my week over there! This month the carnival participants have spoken up about how they discuss complex topics with their children. Please read […]
Learning to Nap Independently (All in Good Time)
Today I’m over at Natural Parents Network sharing about Jemma’s (and my) journey from never napping alone to enjoying independent naps! – – – – – I never thought it would happen. The transition from only napping beside mama to napping independently. But it did. And much sooner than I ever anticipated. I wrote […]
Hey Ya’ll, Our Texas Family Came to Town!
Earlier this month our Texas family came for a visit. Texas family includes Dominic’s brother, Anton, and his wife and daughter, Tasha and Karrington. They moved shortly after Karrington was born, but we’ve been blessed with at least annual visits either here or there. We took our first trip to Texas when Jemma was just […]