Even though I was sick, we had a little triceratops around the house, and that was pretty exciting.
My week was full, a spa visit, a hayride, an arts festival. It was full and good, and now I’m ready for the weekend so maybe I can take a nap.
I work while my husband stays home with our kids. Recently, my husband needed to help out with his family’s business. So I took the day off to stay home with the kids. It 100% never occurred to me that being home on a weekday would be any different than being home in the evenings or on weekends.… Continue reading I Was a Perfect Stay at Home Mom (for one day).
Sometimes I wonder if they are trying to kill me. Other times I wonder how I could ever wonder that.
I hope everyone had a great week. Thanks for checking out my weekly series, Week in Review, posted every Friday. Enjoy a recap of how the week went down and tell me about yours. 1) What’s gotten my attention this week? $63K to be a nanny in a haunted home? A couple says their last 5 nannies have… Continue reading Week in Review 6/23/17
A few things happened all in the same week that made me decide I want to share my perspective on screen time. A delivery guy at work stopped me to tell me he sure hopes I don’t let me kids use screens. Side note: I work in an office, not around kids. I’m not sure… Continue reading My kids are allowed screen time, and that’s okay.
“Before having kids I rarely cried. In fact, it might have been weird how little I cried. Emotional moments around other people made me uncomfortable. It’s not like the end of The Notebook isn’t sob worthy. I just didn’t ever want to share that with the people I was watching it with. I was going… Continue reading Becoming a Mom Made Me a Crybaby
Earlier this year I posted Let’s talk about our kids and their right to privacy. I posed the question what should and shouldn’t we be posting about our kids on our blogs and social media. My kids are still too young to ask for their stamp of approval before pressing that publish button. I was curious how… Continue reading A Discussion About our Kids and their Right to Online Privacy
There was a scared little boy standing in the doorway looking down at his feet. He softly stumbled over getting out his words, “Mommy, can you stop being mad? We love you.”
I got Dixie Dog just over 7 years ago from a family in the country whose pet had a litter of puppies. Dixie and I lived alone for about a year until it came time to move into my future husband’s house. At first, Dixie was a point of contention. My husband-to-be adamantly did not… Continue reading What Our Dachshunds Taught Me About Parenting