Our Favorite Children’s Books!

Little ones are incredible to watch. Especially as they reach the stage where they can actually sit and try to pay attention to books. It starts off with picture books, to single or double words on each page that include animal sounds or a description of how it’s fur feels, and on to full blown … Continue reading Our Favorite Children’s Books!

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Parenting is so much more than a love you never knew existed 

Parenting is no doubt one of the greatest things in life to experience. Having children provides your whole body with all kinds of feels you never even knew existed, or at least never knew just how deep those feelings ran. Everyone says it once they have their first child, “I never knew I could love … Continue reading Parenting is so much more than a love you never knew existed 

Sometimes we just can’t help but to be “that mom”

I was that mom. I took both of my terrorizing little ones to the pediatrician to get my son checked out. To (hopefully) find out there was a reason for his “being an a-hole” attitude he had been expressing, and not just to find out that he was, in fact, just an a-hole. Thankfully, I … Continue reading Sometimes we just can’t help but to be “that mom”

I hated hearing it; now I wish I had known it

I hated hearing it, although I knew it. Sort of. “Enjoy it while it lasts,” “They grow up so fast.” I thought I knew how fast time would fly, and that I was prepared for it, not to mention READY for it. I thought I was going to be THANKFUL for the time to fly … Continue reading I hated hearing it; now I wish I had known it

Parenting “advice” gone wrong

Last week I was finally able to get out and have some much needed girl time with some favorite mommy friends of mine. Girls that I've been friends with since before any of us were mommies, or even married. And just like old veteran military men sharing stories from the trenches in Vietnam, us mommies … Continue reading Parenting “advice” gone wrong

Five things no one warned me about post childbirth

For the most part, it seems as though most women tend to forget - or they try to forget - some of the WORST parts of pregnancy and the aftermath that ensues. Maybe they truly don’t remember, or they've just suppressed those memories so far back in their brains that they can’t bring themselves to … Continue reading Five things no one warned me about post childbirth

The sacrifices we make as parents

In October of 2014, when we found out we were pregnant with twins, my husband and I knew that me going back to work after six weeks of maternity leave just wasn't going to work for us. It also didn't help that I was let go from my job…. two days before our first doctor's … Continue reading The sacrifices we make as parents