This verbal agreement shapes my whole life. It is my reminder that someone is counting on me to be present and alive.
To Be The Protector To His Adventurer
I learn a little more every day about how to allow and encourage Cyrus be the inquisitive and daring yang to my loving and protective yin.
“That was at my third birthday party,” she tells me, pointing to the collage on the bathroom wall. We are at my future sister-in-law’s house and the frame is filled with pictures of a two-years-ago Chloe and her cousin.
Colt, my 2-year old, is a talker.
Growing Up In The Blink Of An Eye: Why My Almost 4-Year-Old Is At The Best Age
Children really do grow up in an instant, and with no signs of slowing down, all you can do is to embrace every moment and enjoy the ride.
What You Say in Mommy, Translated to Toddler
It has become clear to me over the years that what you say to your toddler goes in one ear, gets turned into something else, and causes a toddler reaction.
On Being A Good Mom On A Saturday
They don’t tell you that having kids totally changes your Saturday. It isn’t a day for you to recharge anymore.
You Might Have A Toddler Or Teenager If…
If you have a toddler or a teenager, it is vital that you maintain your sense of humor.
Stop Asking Me Why My Kid Isn’t At School
My kid lives life as he should at this age: by playing.
Does It Ever Get Easier?
I find that this tends to happen to me whenever my son enters a new and difficult phase, leaving me in one of my “I just don’t want to be a mom right now” funks.