How My Child Distracts Me… life with kids

When Mommy tries to work at home, Princess D gets bored and this is what happens…

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It’s hard to write with a 4-year old on your lap (she’s persistent when she wants to get up there.) The wooden glass, which she painted herself, don’t make it any easier to see.

So what’s a Momma to do?

Stop work and play!

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They are only 4 once. Better enjoy it while you can.
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Best. Gift. Ever.

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New Year’s Resolutions – pt 1: how did 2012 fare?

hmmm... what will my resolutions be this year???

hmmm… what will my resolutions be this year???

Everyone seems to diss New Year’s Resolutions saying, “You make them to break them.”  Perhaps not everyone but there’s a hell of a lot of jokes by January 3rd asking folks if you’ve broken your resolutions yet.

Instead of following the path of naysayers, I’m a yeah-sayer, believing resolutions are a time to see what worked from the year before and what didn’t. It’s a time to set goals and a time to decide to change things that aren’t working for you. Continue reading

This Is What Happens… when your 16-year old nephew babysits

a much younger nephew teaching a much younger davis about looney tunes babies

a much younger nephew teaching a much younger davis about looney tunes babies

My sister was amazed I was letting my 16-year old nephew babysit my 3-year old daughter. Perhaps even a little dumbfounded with shock. But I didn’t see anything wrong with it. Continue reading

Weekday Mornings… toddler tactics can make you late

Davis you have to get ready.
Davis did you brush your teeth yet?
Get dressed Davis.
No, Mommy won’t brush your teeth for you.
We’re going to be late, Davis.
Did you brush your teeth?
Why are you in your underwear again? Continue reading