It’s been awhile since my last post, but as the title implies, this is the world I’m living in these days. After getting inspiration from enough Pinterest articles promising to have a toddler potty trained over a weekend (spoiler alert: that didn’t happen), we took the plunge.Just like that, too. One day, I woke up and decided, ‘No more diaper.’ Okay, maybe not NO more diaper – more like, LESS diaper. During the day. When we’re at home. Continue reading
My daughter has always been a good eater, but as a finicky, distracted toddler, her interest in a plate of food can wane from time to time.
That’s not a knock against my cooking, by the way. I just had to call in some reinforcements to spice things up. Continue reading
I needed this reminder today. If I’m honest, I could use it everyday.
We are all probably entirely too hard on ourselves at times (or all the time), but what we really need is to forgive ourselves, learn and grow. “When you know better, you do better” and you don’t learn unless you try. Continue reading
My sister and I took my daughter Cora out to lunch and to a children’s museum yesterday. Nice little Saturday. It was one of those days you wished every day of your parenting life could look like.
Ugh, I knew his would happen eventually.
No one has fessed, but I have a sneaking suspicion I know who the responsible party was. Continue reading
I have another Pinterest victory to share and it’s going to blow your mind.
The recipe refers to it as “Copycat Zax Sauce.” I think it’s a Southern thing.
I call it “Awesome Sauce.” Because it’s awesome. Continue reading
Whether you realize it or not, most of us are caught up in the “flow” of life. Do you feel it?
To-do lists, work, running the kids around – these things can consume us. We wake up, run around, come home, go to sleep and wake up to start the whole process over again.
If you’re anything like I was (and frankly, I can still be this way), there aren’t many moments taken to “stop and smell the roses.” When you’re caught up in the flow, it’s not easy to be present because that’s all you’re focusing on. Continue reading