Tag: toddlers

May Bedtime Come Sweetly

They are once so small, so very small, that the rock n’ plays and swings seem to cover it all. And then the Bassinet.  Rebuffed at every turn it met. Moved onto our pack n’ plays, no fancy cribs for us.  They huffed and they puffed and eventually settled in with little fuss. Good Morning,... Read more »

Things We Laugh About LATER: The Sickness

These babes o’ mine have not really been sick in their 2-plus years outside of my belly.  So we’ve had a killer run avoiding the yuck. HOWEVER. There is a first time for everything and we belly-flopped into the great unknown world of bodily functions that we had previously only heard tell of from others... Read more »

Today is my Favorite

There will come a day when you aren’t going to think that going to the library with your mom is pretty much the best thing in the world. But that day is not today. Today we stop at the Dunkin’ Donut drive thru and as I order a large black coffee and munchkins for your... Read more »

It's a Great Day to be a Toddler!

Whether you love a toddler or you ARE a toddler, man, it’s a great day to be a toddler! BECAUSE: Enormous lovely creatures demand your attention. The world needs more superheroes.  Superpower?  Awesomeness. Apple cider doughnut holes.  These are delicious! Falling leaves and rainboots are the most beautiful free fun.  Follow me! Rockabilly. You get... Read more »

Working from home with toddlers is messy beautiful wonderful

Going into my second week of working from home full time (this is temporary – a summer thing) and let me tell you this.  Working from home with toddlers is just like heading into the fancy downtown office!  I am so grateful I even get to do this, and most weeks I’m home Thursday and... Read more »

10 Ways Toddlers are Just like Tiny Alcoholics

I’m a recovering alcoholic.  I have two toddlers.  My world is pretty much full of drunks (both active and sober) and toddlers and I find this oddly comforting as they’re my favorites. Have you ever said no to an alcoholic?  Saying no to a toddler is oddly similar.  Neither cares for the word “no” very... Read more »

The Look that all Moms Know

I cry a lot these days.  It’s a big ol’ hot mess of a mom-cry.  My girlfriend and new mom has started using this phrase, “Momotional” and I have to say, it’s perfect.  I am struck down by the awesomeness and the wonder of what being a mom has meant to my life and my... Read more »

Old Mom High Five

Note – I was a lot younger when I wrote this post.  I was 40.  I’m going to be 42 in a week.  SMILEY FACE. —- I’m 40 going on 41 and I have 1-year-old twins.  CHRIST ON A BICYCLE WHAT HAVE I DONE?  Just look at these two! They are constantly on the move.... Read more »

The 6 Best Jobs for 1-Year-Olds

We’ve been polishing up resumes over here as it’s almost their 1st birthday and let’s be honest, they need to start contributing.  Without going into too much career testing, because who has time for that really, we’ve come up with the 6 best jobs for 1-year-olds based on their natural skills and inclinations. Ahem. Taste... Read more »