To the people who were staring at me in the sub shop, the answer is yes. I ordered my two and a half year old daughter a cookie for lunch. No, I didn’t order her a delicious sandwich like mine, or chips, or fruit. And in case you were wondering, no, she didn’t already eat […]
Christian and I used to be huge fans of Reno 911. So really, this conversation was the natural progression of things. Scene: The grocery store. Passing the bakery to be exact. And the cakes, oh, the delectable cakes. The players: Mom (played by myself, looking refreshed and young, as always); three inquisitive children (played by […]
Oh, Zoe. You’re two today. Two? Really? Already? It seems like just yesterday I was riddled with the insufferable sufferings of the fiercest stomach bug ever to hit this household, and then you were all, “Quit vomiting for 5 minutes, woman, and get me outta here!” What a way to come into the world. I […]
Like any good smackdown, it happened on a Wednesday. Let me tell you something about Zoe. This girl is a charmer. At home? Total terror. In public? Instant sweetheart, people magnet, and reason women say their ovaries are exploding. Strangers flock to her like moths to a flame. bees to honey, Kardashians to a flashbulb. […]
I have to make a decision. I hate making decisions.I feel in my gut that it’s time to wean Zoe. She’s almost 14 months, eating big girl food, drinking big girl milk. Walking everywhere. Chasing and giggling at the dog, the cat, her sisters.I didn’t have this tough decision weighing on my with the big […]
photo courtesy of Brandie Lynn Photography Honesltly who cries at cake??? Note: she actually looooooved the cake. But this is still my favorite shot.
I awake to the familiar sound and fumble on the nightstand for my phone to check the time. Ugh. 4:39. AM. Like so many other early mornings, I groan as I drag myself from the warmth of my bed and make my way across the house, careful not to kick, step on, or trip over […]