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Life with a 2.5 year old - pros and cons

When Evelyn was a baby, I would read the blogs of mothers with toddlers and I couldn’t imagine what it would be like having a toddler who can walk, talk and challenge you. 466 more words


25, 367

The blog post title? That’s how many steps I took yesterday while working the event I’ve been planning for months (according to my Fitbit).

The event went well. 243 more words

Single Mom

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


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


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

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