Some kids make snowballs and have fabulous snowball fights. My kids make snowballs and eat them. Eating snow is probably their favorite winter activity. They will eat it face first off the deck, off their gloves, off the slide, off pretty much anything…….. I’m not thrilled they eat snow. I accept it. I have strong willed children and need to pick my battles. This isn’t … [Read more...] about The UnThrown Snowball and Other Tasty Treats
Anybody else have a Baby Book collecting dust? Me too friend! Amidst the diaper piles, reheated day old coffee, and multiple off tune renditions of “Super Potty” my best of intentions for documenting each and every joyous moment are long buried. For months I mourned the loss of the Baby Book Dream. Baby Books the family could laugh and reminisce with as we … [Read more...] about How to Banish the Baby Book Blues
The Itty Bitty and I had an appointment with the doctor. She is gaining weight and doing well. She blessed them all with an amazing amount of orange sweet potato and carrot poo directly deposited on their lily white bleached scale during the weigh in. :) Fortunately, for the most part, I have moved beyond worrying about little things like orange fecal material and was able … [Read more...] about Thank You for Being Nice Despite the Orange Poo!
As a new mother I have been overwhelmed by the number of people who want to celebrate the arrival of our baby. People whom I have only spoken to in passing and neighbors with whom I have only ever exchanged pleasantries are now approaching the door bearing gifts. Some random, wonderful person has even started leaving coupons for diapers and wipes in our … [Read more...] about Gifts of Motherhood