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Category: Parenting

Being Called Beautiful

Being Called Beautiful

There is nothing wrong with being called beautiful except when you’re not being called beautiful. Calling Your Child Beautiful I know a lot of parents out there try not to comment on their daughters’ appearances so they don’t only value their looks. That’s great. Because […]

My Husband Helps With The Kids At Night

My Husband Helps With The Kids At Night

When my husband helps with the kids at night (putting them to bed, taking them back to bed if they wake up in the middle of the night, checking for monsters, reading bedtime stories or singing them to sleep) I’m met with amazement or a […]

Better Things To Do

Better Things To Do

I’ve heard this said many times throughout my life, either to me or referring to someone/something else. It’s logic that people apply to situations so they don’t feel bad about themselves. Or it’s to belittle someone with. Someone told me that anyone can draw a […]

A Vicious Cycle

A Vicious Cycle

The first few months after my second baby, I thought I was doing great. Because she slept all night. My toddler also slept all night. Every night, for months, everyone was sleeping 8+ hours long. We woke up refreshed, energetic, ready to start the day. […]

Mediocrity

Mediocrity

I’m 34 years old. I have a husband, two kids, and live in the suburbs. I am a stay at home mom. Not Working I used to have a job all the way up until 2009. Then we moved to San Diego. Shortly after, I […]

Inside The Mind Of An Insane Person

Inside The Mind Of An Insane Person

Preface Three days and three nights with a 4 month old baby and 3 year old toddler while my husband was away on business was nearly unmanageable. It would’ve been okay if I was able to sleep any of those three nights, but our routines […]

How To Diet During The Postpartum Period

How To Diet During The Postpartum Period

What a typical day would consist of: 8 a.m. – Feed toddler breakfast. Choke down quarter cup of scalding hot coffee as your toddler incessantly whines that she needs help going to the potty. Before drinking the other 3/4 cup of coffee, your baby needs […]

Baby #2 Birth Story

Baby #2 Birth Story

Baby #2 I haven’t updated the blog for months, so many of you may not know that we just had baby #2. Surprise! Now that you’re all caught up, I guess I’ll write the birth story. It’s only fair since I wrote one for baby […]