Kids Have Some Nerve

Carter had Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease this week. That thing is a bitch. He had to stay home from daycare for 4 days, the timing of which couldn’t have been worse. I had volunteered to host my mom’s 60th birthday party at our house on Saturday so I had a lot that still needed to be done, […]

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No Shower Required

This might sound a bit backwards but I feel like I have gotten lazier since having kids. It’s kind of weird to say that because I probably do more in any given week than I did during an entire semester at college, but when I have a free moment now I just want to do nothing. […]

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Daddy Put Mommy In Time-Out

I am currently in time-out where my husband put me. And I don’t mean the playful kind where you go shopping or to the bar with your other mom friends who are also in need of a Mommy Time-Out. I’m talking about the same kind of time-out we put our 3 year old in when he’s made bad […]

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Kumbaya My Deklan

My 3 1/2 year old is getting to the point where he could probably cut out his daily nap. At daycare they say he’s exhausted by lunch time and still needs one, which I can appreciate, but it often makes for a really long bedtime struggle. On the weekends though, I really look forward to nap time […]

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The Persona of the Power Blazer

I always hated the question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” I honestly don’t know that I ever had a legit response to that question because I was never really passionate about anything in the way that some kids want to be a doctor, or a singer, or marry a rich guy and spend their […]

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