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Experienced Moms vs New Moms

You know that guy in your office who has been there for years, got a great education, has done really well, but refuses to accept new ideas because he “knows it all”? 732 more words

Some Similar Sunday

Just when you think you’re trudging this road of life and parenting alone, you come across a gem like this.  I’m brought back to the Sunday evenings of my childhood, where we ate not popcorn, but scrambled eggs or a solitary bowl of cereal.   262 more words


3 Traditional practices I unfollowed while raising a baby boy

3 Commonly-heard practices most old traditions suggest for a newborn baby boy. But, think hard before you actually follow them. Raising a boy isn’t all that easy! 312 more words

Parenting Tips

Maybe That's Enough Joy

I caught myself staring across the street at the neighbor’s this afternoon.

They have two teenagers—one girl, one boy. Nice family.

The boy has even shoveled my driveway in the past, despite the fact I have called him by the wrong name a few times. 776 more words


"The Monkey stole my bottle"

Shame, perhaps I was a #badmom by allowing the monkey to take the blame for the disappearing milk bottle.

Every-time we see a monkey now, Connor shouts out “Naughty Monkey, Monkey took my bottle”, which means my poor child is still hung up on this bottle story. 763 more words

Toddler Life

Good Intentions

Yesterday I was petty happy with how my schedule was playing out. No, I did not get my carcass out of bed when I wanted, but it was early enough that I could get some yoga and mobility work done.   657 more words


Nope, Never Ok, Not Ever.

“Nazis. I hate these guys.”

This year Nazis keep coming up, and it annoys the crap out of me.

Earlier in the fall in two separate class, on two separate days, two different boys gave the Nazi salute. 781 more words