When Reece picked "hearts" for his birthday party theme I was unsure to make it happen without looking like a Valentine party. With some creative thinking, it turned out really cute. You can't say no to a Love, Kindness, and Heart birthday party. Can't believe I have a 5 year old!
There used to be a time when I was sad about the end of my solo time with my first baby. Now I feel bad I don't have more solo bonding time with my youngest. Is it just me, or is motherhood a constant seesaw?
This week I had a huge mom fail. It was a day spent in a total tailspin internally while trying to fix the situation and stay calm for my children.
Last year for April vacation Reece and I had big plans that ended up in a #momfail. This year, I'm going to be a little better prepared.
Since becoming a parent, weekends are more stressful than weekdays. What gives? We need to take back our weekends, starting with the dreaded birthday parties.
I used to freak out when I would find out my husband had to travel for work. Now when he goes on work trips I find things are almost easier soloparenting. It's not because my children are saint babies, ha, I wish. What changed?
Parenting is like Groundhog Day. Even with two parents at home on the weekends, the to do list and activities are relentless. Can anyone else relate?
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.
Have you ever had to take care of your child or children with a cold? What about when you have the flu? Or a headache? Or maybe a migraine? They all suck. No one wants to do it, but you know there's a light at the end, the cold will fade and it will be back to business as usual soon enough. When you live in chronic pain though, you have to push through even if there's no light in sight.