Chris, AJ and I are happy to share that our family is growing by one! AJ will be getting a little brother this summer! My due date is July 1, so we aren't sure whether we will have a June or July baby. Needless to say, we are incredibly excited!
Snacking without a toddler: It's mid-morning, and you're hungry. You walk into your kitchen and rummage through your cabinet and fridge. You make your snack, sit down, and eat, likely scrolling through your phone or reading a magazine while you do so. Total time: 5 minutes. Snacking with a toddler: It's mid-morning, and you're hungry. … Continue reading snack time – with and without a toddler
Hellooooo, it's been a while. I'm finally taking a break to write a blog post! It's been more than a month since my last one but that doesn't mean we haven't been busy. So, here is a random recap of our life lately, naturally centered around AJ. We made the big switch from crib to … Continue reading life lately
When I wrote for our local paper's mommy blog, my "Mommy Fails" series were by far my most popular posts. My hope is that this is because I'm not the only one who is sometimes just trying to survive. Anyway, I figured it was high time for some mommy confessions: Chris was forced to buckle and give … Continue reading confessions
On Tuesday morning, I noticed my hands were splotchy. Then my arms. Then my legs started to itch. Then my fingers started to swell. Yep, I was breaking out in hives. I was hosting a lunch event at work, so I had to wait to do anything about it until the afternoon (give me a … Continue reading too much
Always watching. And learning. It's common knowledge that your children watch and model what you do, but I recently realized just how much so. I took Friday off to spend the day with AJ and get things ready for a weekend trip. Because I am such a thoughtful wife and Chris and I had traded … Continue reading they are watching
Well, here we are, 10 p.m. and I am just sitting down to write a blog post that I wanted to get to hours ago. But the evening after work involved dealing with some unwelcome home invadors also known as ants (not fun), celebrating my dad's birthday (a lot of fun!), and installing a new car seat (beyond … Continue reading 6 sites every new mom should know about