I am going to a baby shower for the first time in years (decade?) for a neighbor at the end of this month. I’m so excited because I’m at that age where no one I know is having a baby since we’re long past not only being able to, but also wanting to have a… Continue reading Baby Love: Top 10 Tips for Parents-to-Be
Yes, you read the title correctly. I am glad my daughter didn’t listen to me when it came to all the ‘sage and safe’advice I gave her about real estate. Devon declared she wanted to be a hairdresser when she was younger. I told her that was a great career but that she needed her… Continue reading I’m Glad My Daughter Didn’t Listen to Me
Often, as a parent, there are opportunities in which I don’t know what to do. Something will happen and my husband and I are like two deers caught in the headlights of an oncoming tractor trailer. On one hand, there’s the knee jerk reaction (one we may soon regret or have to backpedal from), and… Continue reading The Whole Family Had to Kiss This Frog
I started the 5 Things for Me challenge last week with what appears to be simple goals, but what may look simple to one person, is another person’s challenge to execute. As we all know, being a mom sometimes means putting yourself dead last on the list of ‘to do’s.” I made it my mission… Continue reading #5Things4Me — Monday August 26, 2013
Friday was the last day of middle school for my middle daughter. She is heading off to high school. At this point, many parents ask, “Where did the time go?” and I started to ask the same question but I know where the time went — it went toward anything I chose: the good and… Continue reading Where’d the Time Go?
I am not going to lie — I am kind of old to be giving any kind of baby advice, but I got engaged in a conversation on Twitter with @ComplicatedMama and I realized that even though I am older, I still have an awesome piece of advice I have to share with those of… Continue reading Tip for Helping Older Children Bond With A New Baby