“Parenting can be a real drain, even when sharing the misery with a spouse. Alone it was hard as fuck.” All We Ever Wanted, Emily GiffinI recently finished the book All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin and while I was reading the above quote really spoke to me. The weekend I started and finished this … Continue reading Here’s To You, Single Parents.
Our potty-training adventure started on a random Sunday, which is convenient since I had this whole plan to start on a Thursday afternoon after preschool so we could spend the following four days hunkered down at home becoming best friends with the potty. But, just as most things do when it comes to parenting, my … Continue reading Potty-Training: Not For the Faint of Heart
I was once asked to come up with a 'mom-mantra' that would describe me as a mother. My answer was 'schedules save lives'. There is nothing else I believe more when it comes to being a parent. I do not think I could count on two hands how many times my husband and I have … Continue reading Schedules Save Lives
My husband and I promised electronics would not be an option for our son during meal times. Meal times are family time, not time to hide behind the screen (for adults or children!) Follow the link below to check out my first blog post for the Raleigh Moms Blog, outlining what we do to keep … Continue reading RMB : Dining out with toddlers without electronics!
When I have a trip coming up where I am going to be gone for two or more nights I like to start packing the week before. I find myself forgetting fewer things when I lay out all the clothes and items I need to bring before putting them in my suitcase. This allows me … Continue reading Disney Packing Tips & Tricks