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Do not blog about the good

Will I ever learn?


Do. Not. Blog. About. the GOOD! 

Parents ’round the world know – the moment you speak of the good, your child will do something to shit all over that and then some. 246 more words

Single Mom

Expressing emotions, Evelyn style

might be jinxing myself in typing this, but it seems that Evelyn’s clinginess is slowly waning. I’ve been talking with her about what’s going on inside her head and heart. 667 more words


The tale of the toddler who turned into a barnacle

Generally speaking, Evelyn is amazing at entertaining herself. Independent play has been something she’s always been good at. As a solo parent, this has been a godsend for me. 302 more words

Single Mom

Let her play

In the age of “helicopter parenting,” it is easy to get overwhelmed by our expectations as parents. We are more privy to information than ever, and while this has its benefits, it also comes at a great cost to our children. 289 more words

Hampton Roads Doula

The Chicken Debacle

One minute you’re feeling pleased with yourself for coming up with a plan to make your 3-year-old’s childhood a little more magical, and the next you’re performing emergency rhinoplasty on a 1-inch-tall rubber chicken. 966 more words

2 Year Old Trouble

Time for some confessions by a dad,

I love my kids. I just wanted to start with that, because I really do. Our boys are amazing, wonderful kids who make my life so much fuller. 368 more words