Sitting, crawling, and talking are OK. But there are some milestones I get really jazzed about, but you won't find them in the baby books. These are the milestones REAL parents should be looking forward too, and usually don't know how great they are until they happen.
A few tips and tricks for faster, easier cleaning I've learned since having kids. Saves my time, and sometimes my sanity.
Becoming a Mom can feel like you are starting at square one again when it comes to friendships. To make and maintain mom friendships you have to hustle in ways you never had to with your dating game. Schedules that don't align, rejections, and mom obligations all get in the way of connecting during a time we need it most.
Ever notice when you become a parent you still lose the "normal" things you used to, plus an additional 100 more things? I have become Mom-CSI trying to find the same, repeat offender, missing things.
Once school starts back up, Reece and I won't have as many solo days together. We decided a big mommy/son date was needed before summer ends. We spent a morning exploring Boston's Back Bay and Beacon Hill.
How have I been a mom for 4 years already?! To celebrate, Reece picked a Dr. Seuss theme. I had to get a little creative since there's not a lot of Dr. Seuss party supplies. Here's what I did.
If you are planning an Art themed birthday party, I hope this gave you some ideas of what you could do.
You have the finances portion down. What other factors should be considered when you are trying to decide if you want to leave the work force and become a SAHM?