Weird feelings and ramblings and such

So I’ve been feeling really weird lately (and don’t you hate it when people start sentences off with “so?”). Unhealthy, if you will, likely from the fact that I rarely do more than scavenge the scraps from my kids’ plates because why would I make myself an entire sandwich when Zoe didn’t even touch her half, […]

Attending is harder than it sounds

I’m currently reading Parenting the Strong Willed Child (partly in response to a horrible couple of weeks, around the time of the really bad day). Step one in the five step program is “attending,” or making statements that echo your child’s actions while playing together or participating in an activity, i.e. “You’re building a tower!” […]

Now I can plan stuff. And stuff.

I felt very important today, as I purchased something for myself that was not  a) cookies, b) Dr. Pepper, or  c) toilet paper. Movin’ on up, yo! It’s been a few months since I re-entered the working world (kind of….from home. In my pajamas. Writing stuff), but I quickly learned that I was a bit […]

I got your back, Twilight Sparkle

As far as toys go, we have a little bit of everything at our house with no really large or complete collections of anything. We have buckets of random animals, buckets of Mega Bloks, Little People, dinosaurs, and the ever present box of Completely Random Junk That My Kids Love to Play with More Than […]

How to get through to your preschooler without losing your mind

I am VERY excited today to host one of my favorite people in twitter and blog land, Dr. Deborah Gilboa from Ask Dr. G. Dr. G (if we ever meet I’m pretty sure I will still call her Dr G instead of her actual first name) is a Board Certified Family Physician and mother of […]

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