Tag: toddler

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 »

I'm Okay, We're Okay.

I'm Okay, We're Okay.
For those of you sweet, wonderful humans out there who were reading my blog every week when it came out, I’m here to assure you that despite my recent lack of postings, I’m fine. The holidays are such a crazy time– as I’m sure they are for everyone– and I simply couldn’t juggle it all... Read more »
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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 »

Wasting His Naps

Wasting His Naps
Ugh. Readers, friends, I have to take a moment to vent to you. I hope you’ll understand. It’s not you, it’s me. It’s irrational, silly-assed me. I’ve wasted another one of my son’s naps. I generally await the time when Harrison falls asleep each day with a mounting list of exciting things I could do.... Read more »