Yesterday we had a baby appointment and ultrasound to finish up the anatomy scan from last month because some tiny womb nugget didn’t want to cooperate. It wen’t great, Little Dude #2 is still happy as a clam in there measuring right on track, and although he’s breech now, the amount of movement I’m constantly … More The Name Game
Since writing my original Top Ten Tips for Living on a Budget, I’ve really honed in on the budget and we’re significantly closer to financial freedom than we were nine months ago! We’ve come a long way since that post and I am nearly student loan and debt free, with a complete goal of being … More Ten More Tips for Living on a Budget!
Little man is going to be two in May and the amount of growing up he’s done over the past few months is astounding! I should probably tell you we as parents didn’t really do much with the pacifier, as I’ve mentioned before we tried to cut it out multiple times, most notably the binkie … More Toddler Transitions: How We Stopped Using a Pacifier.
With little dude growing more and more every day we’ve hit the point of no return with toddlerism, and I dare say it has been the funniest, yet most testing time as a parent so far. Little dude has a lot of opinions and ideas, and just like his Mama, he is stubborn beyond belief! … More Baby Shark: The Epidemic.
Hello internet! It’s been a few weeks since we last met and it’s been a wild one. I’m hoping everyone enjoyed the holidays, we got to spend a lot of time with family and friends and are continually blessed with just how many amazing people there are in our lives. Now down to business, 2018 … More The Year of the Mom: 2019 New Year’s Resolutions
So if you’ve been following along in the journey lately, I recently returned from three weeks away and man is it good to be back! I digress though because today’s story is all about how my son no longer calls me Mama, Mom, or Ma. In a desperate move to hold onto the angst that … More You Can Call Me Mom
We recently celebrated little mans birthday, and being the spoiled baby boy that he is, he made out like a bandit in the toy department. As grateful as I always am for the kindness and generosity of our family and friends there is one thing I will never get used to, toys that make noise. … More Why Am I Allowed to Parent Part Five: The Battery Theif
There is nothing better than finding a song that calms your baby down when they’re hysterical and luckily (or unluckily for my husband) for our little man that song is Africa by Toto. If you aren’t familiar, Africa is a classic 80’s hit by the band Toto, and has a catchy chorus that I’ve loved … More An Ode to Africa by Toto
In this week’s installment we discuss the correlation between my lack of parenting skills with the lack of pants on my son. My son is a wild thirteen month old, and although he was not always this rowdy and quick on his feet, he has never been a fan of pants. At first he was … More Why Am I Allowed to Parent: Where Are Your Pants?
Part Two: Toilet Baby … More Why Am I Allowed to Parent?: Part Two