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Little People, Big Emotions

I just got back from a school drop off from hell. Well, it isn’t the worst that I have ever had, but with the weight of the week and month laying heavy on my mind, I didn’t handle it well. The summer school session has hit and that means a transition of teachers and classmates.…

Dance Mom or Die, Season 1

At this point I’m starting to wonder if I’m cut out to be a Dance Mom. Most others were looking so poised and their little ballerinas looked like that were in a magazine. I’m pretty sure mine actually had dirt on her face and under her nails and I couldn’t tell if she showed up to dance pictures or to hang with Bear Grilles in the wilderness.

Products We Love: Kids

Muddy Buddies: SSAWcasa One Piece Rain Suit Kids. For the stomp in the mud type kids that are always coming home dirty. We have the Blue Koala and Pink Bunny. We were hesitant to buy a Muddy Buddy because they seemed expensive, that was until we found these! Olaf Costume: Disney Frozen Olaf Costume. We…

A Tonsillectomy Tale, A Dry Run

The week leading up to Reid’s tonsillectomy surgery was finally upon us and it had been a year and a half in the making. The weeks leading up to the surgery seemed so slow and were full of no sleep and escalating emotions. When I say that Reid was having a hard time with his…

A Tonsillectomy Tale

A few years back, I was on a work trip with a nurse practitioner. I was seemingly venting into my larger glass of sangria all of my parenting woes. I shared about the emotional and sleep challenges I was having with Reid, who was affectionately nicknamed Grumpus starting at birth. He has always been the…

Happy First Birthday!

November 17, 2015 Dear Baby Girl and Baby Boy, As I sit here, 4 days before you turn one, I can’t believe how far we’ve come. The time managed to standstill and fly by all at the same time. This past year, year and 9 months if you could your time baking, have been the…