Tag: Parenting

My Typical Monday

My Typical Monday

Before I gave birth to Sweet Pea, two and a half years ago, I used to write blog posts two to three times to week. Since I’ve had her, I’m lucky if I get in two posts a month. Basically, going from two children to […]

Life Has Been Crazy

Life Has Been Crazy

Life has been crazy. Granted, my life has been in constant motion since giving birth to our third beautiful daughter, Sweet Pea. As I’ve moaned before, time is no longer my own. Although, now that my youngest is two-years-old and my middle child goes to […]

Parenting: Tribe Needed

Parenting: Tribe Needed

Taking my three little girls with me anywhere feels more like I’m wrangling wild animals than managing children who know how to behave. My children do know how to act, most of the time, but there are moments they “forget.” Like this weekend. On Saturday, […]

19 Ideas for Enjoying “Me Time”

19 Ideas for Enjoying “Me Time”

Disclosure: I’m a member of the Netflix #StreamTeam which means that they pay for the streaming service in exchange for me posting once a month about the service. All opinions are my own.  Let me let you in on a little secret. Once you become […]

10 Ways Being an Older Mom Rocks

10 Ways Being an Older Mom Rocks

You thought you would be done having kids by 30, but, instead, you didn’t start until you were at least 35. Or fate stepped in and you found yourself with a baby again at 40, whether by surprise or fully planned. No matter how it […]

10 Surprising (or Not) Things About Being a Parent

10 Surprising (or Not) Things About Being a Parent

Before I married my husband, I taught first grade. For the most part (save the occasional behavior issue from hell), I enjoyed spending my days with a classroom full of six- and seven-year-olds. It was my life for a several years.  I figured that my […]

Because I Said So

Because I Said So

When it comes to parenting, I tend to shy away from saying, “I’ll never…,” mainly because I hate eating crow. I focus more on what I want to do than what I refuse to do. There are a few things I’m pretty set on not […]

6 Real-Life Tips on Surviving Potty Training

6 Real-Life Tips on Surviving Potty Training

Over a year ago, I decided to try to potty train Ginny, who was just over two-years-old then. I looked for signs of readiness, and, admittedly, didn’t see any. Despite that, I decided to try anyway. I wasn’t successful. At all.  I had hoped that […]

My Daughter Has a Potty Mouth

My Daughter Has a Potty Mouth

Disclaimer: This post is not my usual G- to PG-rated post. Some colorful language is used in it. If you are easily offended by language, particularly the “F” word, then I suggest you not read on any further. If asked what my favorite curse word […]

Older Moms Versus Younger Moms

Older Moms Versus Younger Moms

I’m a mom of a “certain age.” My first daughter was born when I was 39 and my second at 41. I didn’t plan it out that way. It just happened to take me longer to find the man I would marry. (Or, to be […]


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