When my brother and I were little, my mom filled journals with the funny things we said and the milestones that we reached. When we were a little older, she would read us the funny stories. I cherish these journals.
Now that I’m a mom myself, I want my kids to feel as special as I did when my mo
I had always planned to have my kids two years apart. My brother and I are almost exactly two years apart, and I thought this would be a great spacing for our family. But, unfortunately, I can’t do math (and I can’t sing or dance), and Alice was born when Miles was not quite 16 months old.
With the summer stretched out before us, I decided to jump right in and host a playdate. I filled up the kiddie pool, dug out the sprinkler and mixed up some lemonade (with helpers by my side). With 15 toddlers and their moms just moments away, Miles took Alice’s Minnie Mouse. Massive, ear-shatterin
In our neck of the woods, rain is in the forecast for the next several days. With three little kids at home, I always try to have some quick and engaging activities in my back pocket.
Today, after we had already played with playdoh, read books, played upstairs, downstairs and all around – the chi
We made the decision for me to quit my job and stay home at the end of 2010.
Miles was 2, Alice was 1 and I was several months pregnant with Simon.
But it was still a huge decision – mainly because I loved my job. I loved the people I worked with, I felt challenged with my work (in a good way!
A few years ago, we went through a 2 – 3 year period where all of our friends were getting married. We went to wedding after wedding after wedding. One summer we had 15weddings!
Now, it seems that we’re going through a baby period. Several of our friends are having babies – and we’re so excited f