Summer is starting to peek around here and we are loving it. The people seems less pale and the skies seems bluer, mostly because they actually are...Read more
Last Friday you officially turned three. So now when we ask you how old you are, you say “Three” and then just to be sure you add “Three, not two...Read more
Gia is really into pink. What am I talking about! She has always been into pink...Read more
Roads that lead to nowhere;
have much to see and much to do.
The means to get there-
Inconsequential, hopefully unhurried
Questions with answers beyond the obvious
Who do these flowers belong to?
Is this grass the greenest green?
maybe some treasures too
A novel experience,
To touch and be touched
New friendships, inquisitive minds
moms chatting happily, and their babies too
Conversing about all things that are and the things their babies do...Read more
This Monday we had a couple of errands to run before we got to school. To save us some time, I handed Gia her snack and told her she could eat it in the car...Read more
My mind races. It Always races- my body could be worn and my limbs could ache from exhaustion, but my mind, it always races...Read more
Ah three year olds! Dealing with my almost three year old is different from dealing with her when she was two. It’s not a bad different, there are the good bits- where she’s less clingy and there are the horrible bits- where she just has to do every single thing her way, all the time...Read more
For those who pinged to remind me that I forgot to post last week- Thank you. But I didn’t forget, I was just too busy- too busy having fun that is!
A kind relative who let us have his timeshare week plus a few pouts to the hubby equaled a fabulous trip to Cabo san Lucas...Read more
So my toddler has a super power. She totally calls me out whenever I eat the last bite of any piece of food...Read more
My best friend just had a baby and I am welcoming her into motherhood with some advice she didn’t ask for. Love you Bubby!
Dearest New Mommy,
As I look around me today, I notice that things seem to fall into place more easily...Read more
I was cleaning out the kitchen pantry this morning and found this flavored honey stick in the back of the closet. We bought it last summer at the Pike Place market and somehow it survived my honey guzzling husband’s paws...Read more
Spring rolled around quicker than we anticipated this year. Or maybe time just seems to be moving faster now that we are parents...Read more
If I could pick one picture to tell a story, it would be this one.
If it's written, it must be true!
Not because it’s awesome silly, because it has the words right there in it...Read more
My BFF is currently preggo. She’s between the I-need-to-pee-every-two-seconds and the get-the-baby-out-of-me-already phase...Read more
Often when we are about running errands random strangers will come up to me and say “She looks just like you!” or “She is a younger version of you.” And honestly I just love it...Read more
So last week I was sick. I don’t want to over share but what the heck- I had a body ache, my eyes were watering, I was feeling nauseous and giddy and to add to the mix my sinuses were chocked up...Read more
Hey! Missy! You wouldn't have my glasses would you?
She walks into the room while I am in the middle of furiously punching the keys on my laptop. “What are you doing?” she asks...Read more
So the toddler is potty trained. What happens next? What do toddlers do after they’re out of diapers and entering the world of big people bathroom etiquettes? Read on...Read more
I got home late last evening after a parent meeting at Gia’s school and was expecting her to be tucked into bed. Instead I walked in on Gia in the midst of a massive tantrum and Daddy sitting there looking confused...Read more
You recently turned 2.9 years old...Read more
We were getting ready to go out and I was putting on some lipstick. Gia walks into the room and says “What is that? What are you doing?”
So I asked her “What do you think this is?” holding up my lipstick...Read more
Have you ever felt like your toddler acts all Jekyll and Hyde- esque with you? One moment- they’re being all sweet and adorable and then from nowhere, where you’re least expecting it- BAM! You’re in the middle of the Target parking lot in an argument (that you’re losing) and it’s with your two year old.
Parenthood needs to come with a manual...Read more
Ever wondered what genuine happiness requires? It is a question that plagues me daily. I am not a deeply religious person- but I am a deeply spiritual person...Read more
It’s cold today. No it’s not just cold; it’s freezing! Its “Lemme-get-back-into-bed” cold...Read more
One of the most absolutely bestest part of the day for any SAHM is hands down the nap time. The number of inane superlatives should tell you a little about how much I love this “me time...Read more