Number three. Number four. Oh, and, me. That makes three of us who are definately NOT following good sleeping habits lately. Take the baby (number four), for starters: One day she'll start her night early, only to do the complete opposite the next day. Ugh. Then, there's my four-year-old. She fell asleep in the van … Continue reading Disturbing Sleep Habits: A Family Affair
I don't know what to say. I'm honestly shocked that it's really been two weeks since I started this blog, but what's been even more shocking is that I've managed to gain twenty followers in that short period of time. Did I miss something? I mean, I feel like I'm being punk'd, like I couldn't … Continue reading Two Weeks of Blogging Everyday: Was it Worth It?
If you think this is going to be a how-to post on decorating for Christmas, click out now. Because that's not what this is. Decorating for Christmas is not my strong suit. In fact, I'm still using the same glass ornaments that we bought nearly twelve years ago (minus three or four that broke last … Continue reading Taking a Backseat: Kids & Christmas Decor
I'm exhausted. I woke up, went to the chiropractor, then got a massage. I scarfed down lunch at three in the afternoon. I took a breath for five minutes, then rushed out the door to my son's Christmas concert. I scarfed down a drive-thru dinner at 9 pm. I spent three minutes calling my phone … Continue reading Break for Self-Care
Things I fantasize #momlife could be... The kitchen sink would forever be empty and free of dirty, grimy dishes from home cooked meals. The laundry would never stay in the basket after leaving the dryer, shirts would magically hang themselves and the clothes inside our dresser drawers would look like a mall retail store shelf. … Continue reading If Only #Momlife Were Like This
Dear Younger Me, Where do I start? Do I lecture you on what not to do or do I let you find your way? You know, I could say (if I wanted to) how silly it is to think this way or that, but would that do more harm than good? Should I warn you … Continue reading Dear Younger Me
It started at 4 am when she wanted to play possum. I fed her. She fell asleep. I swaddled her. I laid her down in her bassinet. I laid down in my bed, got all cozy and settled. *restless movement from the bassinet* Great. I tried to give her the pacifier but she pushed it … Continue reading Holding a Baby All. Dang. Day.