Motherhood

Second Child Syndrome

Parenting

It’s pretty sad to admit, but the truth is that my baby boy is suffering from second child syndrome. Don’t know what that is? It’s when you let go of those “must and should” expectations you had with your first baby. We all know those things we did, bought, or thought we were supposed to […]

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Biggest Surprise in Parenting Two Children

Parenting

I always thought I’d want to have three children. My then-boyfriend, now-husband, thought differently. He thought two would be just fine for our family, but wasn’t entirely against the idea of three. As we had our first child, we adjusted. Anyone who’s had a baby knows exactly how much your life completely turns upside down. […]

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Sharing Special Parenting Moments

Parenting

As I look back on this blog, I realize that one of the things I enjoy most is sharing special parenting moments with you. It helps me reflect, take in, and enjoy those little, everyday moments, that are actually quite extraordinary. They are the ones we talk about when we get together and reminisce. Those […]

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“Don’t Lick Your Toes!” and Other Things I Never Thought I’d Say as a Mother

Parenting

When I was young, my mom used the phrase “This hurts me more than it hurts you,” more than once. I could never wrap my brain around that statement and remember wondering how it could possibly be true because I was feeling actual pain! Mind you, I was rarely hit, but the very few times […]

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Just a Big Monster

Baby Girl

“You’re just a big monster!” You may be used to hearing such words on the playground as one preschooler screams out to another after doing something he/she didn’t like. It happens all the time and more than likely after a few minutes, they’re back to being best friends again. But, never, did I think I’d […]

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