Tag: happiness

How Saying Yes to My Toddler Made This a Great Summer

How Saying Yes to My Toddler Made This a Great Summer
Sometimes the change you need comes in the form of a tiny hand. One of my two-year-old’s favorite things to ask now that he’s learning to talk is, “Outside?” He will often bring us his shoes and ask, or hold up his hand and say, “Hand? Outside?” knowing he’s not allowed to navigate the back... Read more »

Pregnancy: The Big Announcement: Part Three

Pregnancy: The Big Announcement: Part Three
So, you’ve come this far. You read Part One: Telling Ryan. You read Part Two: Telling Our Families. Now you’re here, Part Three: Telling Our Friends.   If given the opportunity to “go big or go home,” we go big. Every time. Telling our friends about our pregnancy was just such an opportunity. We had... Read more »

Pregnancy: The Big Announcement: Part Two

Pregnancy: The Big Announcement: Part Two
Pregnancy: The Big Announcement: Part Two   Last time on Star Trek: The Next Generation… No, no, sorry. Last time on Sincere Mommy, I mean…   We left our heroes on an airplane watching Man of Steel, thinking about the future and what was headed their way (Ryan likes to mock me for choosing to... Read more »
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