Friday Five: #17

What are you favorites this week, my friends?? We've been loving all the water, especially a day at the lake with friends! Also shoutouts to pool and splashpads and the backyard hose! Finished reading The Whole-Brain Child and very inspired to be more aware of my brain and daughter's brain as she's growing! Finding a… Continue reading Friday Five: #17

Friday Five: #15

Happy Friday--what did you learn or love this week? Loved this article with encouragement and ideas for organizing your life! And this one with great ideas for a creativity boost! Celebrating the 4th with family and friends was wonderful! I'm not a big Youtuber, but found this wonderful parenting channel! Bonus: awesome accent! And stepping outside… Continue reading Friday Five: #15

One Thing I Learned that Has Made All The Difference in How I Think About my Toddler

We're standing in church and she hits my face and then looks for my reaction. She is my daughter--I'm not quite sure if I can call her a toddler yet, as crawling is still her primary mode of transportation--and she reaches to hit me again. Before I learned a new way of thinking of my… Continue reading One Thing I Learned that Has Made All The Difference in How I Think About my Toddler

Friday Five: #13

Favorites! Picking strawberries and making jam! We picked at Krupp Farm, which was a marvelous location. Delivering jam to my grandparents who made it for my family for so many years was extra special. Giving my husband a year of dates for father's day. Oh yes, I did. I realize that it's a gift for both of… Continue reading Friday Five: #13

The Mom Myth

There is a pervasive mom myth exploding the internet, and I have fallen prey to it. The myth is this: that motherhood is the hardest thing ever. Now, before you start slinging accusations or reminding me of my one child or pointing to the fact that I've only been doing this mothering gig for fifteen… Continue reading The Mom Myth