Tag: parenthood

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 »

Happy Mothers' Day: Especially to Those in the Trenches!

Happy Mothers' Day: Especially to Those in the Trenches!
Happy Mothers’ Day! This will be brief because I have a napping 22-month-old in his bed and a sleeping 10-week-old strapped to my chest and Lord knows how long those things will last! I just wanted to say Happy Mothers’ Day to all the moms out there, and a special shout out to those currently... Read more »

Suddenly He's a Toddler

Suddenly He's a Toddler
People say, “It goes by so fast….” They say, “Just wait...” They say, “They’re only babies for a moment…” And this time, they’re right.   When you bring home your newborn and start trying to get settled into parenthood, people tell you to “cherish every moment.” This makes you inwardly roll your eyes at them... Read more »
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Mother's Day: The Advice Special

Mother's Day: The Advice Special
This is my first Mother’s Day with a baby on the outside. Last year we celebrated “Almost a Mother’s Day,” which was adorable and I was beaming all day despite my swollen ankles and enormous belly. To be honest, I’m still in shock that this day has finally come. Mother’s Day growing up meant several... Read more »

Bonus Post: "I Left the House!" The Pump and Dump Show

Bonus Post: "I Left the House!" The Pump and Dump Show
This is a new segment I call “I Left the House!” specifically for reviews of parent-related events out and about! Last night, I went to Mayne Stage with my dear friend and fellow Mom, Sarah Seemiller. Her son is a few months older than ours and she’s much better at getting out of the house... Read more »

Hello, What Have We Here?

Hello, What Have We Here?
Nine months ago, in a hospital not far away, boldly going where many have gone before, I had a baby boy. Welcome to my geeky artsy mommy blog. Now, if you’ve stumbled upon this blog, or you’re a friend or family member of mine, I’m sure you’re wondering one thing: Why should I read this... Read more »
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