A Letter to My Womb

Dear Womb, You need to shut. up. I’m serious. I totally listened to you when Miles was only 6 months old, and I got pregnant for Alice. The whining. The…

If your child is having a rough day, remember that sometimes all they need is love and a big hug.

Sometimes, All They Need is Love

One day last week, my nearly 4-year-old Miles was really testing me. Hitting his sister. Throwing toys. Sneaking out of time out. Not listening. We hadn’t even eaten lunch yet,…

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Permanent Marker Removal

Have you ever found permanent marker on your hardwood floors? I certainly have. And now you won’t need to worry if you find yourself in the same spot I did.…

Blast from the Past: Alice’s Search for New Parents

One of my favorite things about keeping a blog is being able to document even the smallest events in our lives. On a recent trip down memory lane, I came across Alice’s plea…

A Letter to Seventeen Magazine

Dear Seventeen Magazine, In 1993, you put a call out for “regular” girls to send in their pictures to be featured in a future issue. Image Credit My mom did my hair.…

Dear Kids – Please Slow Down

I blinked, and all of a sudden, we’re wearing coats, the days are getting shorter – my kids are getting older. Miles had his first day of 3-year-old preschool at…