Sorry Not Sorry: Kids Cry and Flights are no Exception

Sorry Not Sorry: Kids Cry and Flights are no Exception
I’m the type of person who may occasionally apologize for being bumped into, walking past someone, or other things that typically only warrant an “excuse me” or similar response. I’m not sure if it’s a woman thing, but I often find myself saying sorry for things that I’m not at fault for. One thing I... Read more »

Memes Aside, Kindergarten Graduation is a Big Deal

Memes Aside, Kindergarten Graduation is a Big Deal
Lately, I’ve seen a lot of meme’s floating around about how parents do way too much for Kindergarten graduations. I’m sure this has been a running joke for many years, however this year it caught my attention, for an obvious reason. My baby will be graduating from Kindergarten in a few weeks, and it’s definitely... Read more »

Why Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week is Important

Why Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week is Important
As a first-time school parent, I’ve learned so much this year.  Being a parent to a school-aged child has drastically changed so many aspects of our lives. For starters, it required us to have a more traditional routine with homework, bedtime and more. It also afforded me the opportunity to take advantage of more of... Read more »
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That one time I thought I was grown, until I really grew up

That one time I thought I was grown, until I really grew up
One of the things most of us can remember saying, is that we couldn’t wait to grow up and become adults. I can’t personally remember how old I was when I said it for the first time, but I’m sure it was said. What I can remember, is the first time that I really felt... Read more »

How becoming a school mom ruined my blog life....

How becoming a school mom ruined my blog life....
Ok so maybe my title is a bit drastic, but it’s kind of true. My last post on here was in the summertime, right before we started preparing for Go-2Girlie’s (formerly Go-2-Baby) school debut. I was extremely nervous, and excited at the same time. I’ve always struggled to find time to write while managing my... Read more »

Hold the shade: 5 things to consider before judging another parent

Hold the shade: 5 things to consider before judging another parent
I was almost certain I knew everything I would or wouldn’t do when I became a parent, before actually being one. That’s normally how it is. We probably said things like, “my child would never throw a tantrum in public” “or I wish my child would do that.: Most parents can agree that this role... Read more »
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You've been warned: I will fight a child over my baby!

You've been warned: I will fight a child over my baby!
I’m a fairly reasonable person, far from confrontational, and will typically turn the other cheek in most cases. The only scenario where I will not attempt to keep my cool, is when someone harms or attempts to harm my child. I don’t care if you are man, woman or child, I will go there when... Read more »

Five ways to maximize a kid-free weekend

Five ways to maximize a kid-free weekend
As parents, we typically spend every waking moment either with or thinking of our children. That’s expected, and many of us wouldn’t have it any other way. Some of us don’t necessarily have a flock of family members and friends waiting in line to keep our children for the weekend, especially those of us raising... Read more »

Let's hear it for Judy Hopps,our newest animated hero

Let's hear it for Judy Hopps,our newest animated hero
I’ve always been a fan of animated movies, especially those on the Disney roster. I’ll be honest and say that I didn’t know much about Zootopia, until the day I decided to go see it. I’ve been working so much lately, that I hadn’t seen the previews or anything. I may have heard my daughter... Read more »
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Rumored Illinois Bill may deem fatherless children ineligible for birth certificates

Rumored Illinois Bill may deem fatherless children ineligible for birth certificates
Until today, I was under the impression that a birth certificate was something every child was given as a result of birth. I have one, my parents have them, my child has one as well. I can’t say I’ve ever met anyone who doesn’t have one. This may soon not be the case in Illinois... Read more »