parenting

Win new and improved Pampers Cruisers {sponsored post}

March 26, 2014
Pampers Cruisers new and improved

It’s hard to believe that it’s been six months since Miss E last wore a diaper. Diapers were such a huge part of my life for FIVE years. Five years of praying for no leaks. Five years of hearing the swish, swish, swish as my little ones ran through the house. My best friend just had …

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Be prepared for whatever icky things your children may experience

March 25, 2014

WNCN: News, Weather for Raleigh. Durham, Fayetteville Do you have these products in your medicine cabinet or diaper bag just in case? It’s always good to be prepared!

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Make sure your kids hear you say “I’m sorry.”

March 17, 2014
The importance of saying I'm Sorry to your kids

  Parenting. It’s such a crazy journey. There’s no guide book, no how-to manual. It’s all flying by the seat of your pants and praying you’re doing something right. Sometimes we do things we aren’t proud of. That’s where I am. Sitting at the crux of feeling guilty and knowing everyone makes mistakes. See, I’ve become  a yeller. I’m not …

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There’s just something about a newborn baby

March 12, 2014

Oh that sweet little baby smell.  Those light little sighs. Gassy grins. I just can’t even. Coleen had her baby boy last week, and today the kids and I went over to meet him. My ovaries are singing LOUDLY. I mean, we’re done. It’s all but official, but oh I can’t help thinking “what if”. This little …

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My creativity is zapped

March 4, 2014

We’re home again. No preschool due to ice, which is totally INSANE since I was in flip flops the day before yesterday. Stupid Mother Nature. Can’t winter just go already? (I’m currently writing my own winter lyrics to Let It Go in my head. The kids are whining and my head’s going to explode. …

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All the parenting advice you need in four words

February 26, 2014
Parenting, you're doing it right

Parenting is like a health fads. Eggs are bad for you; no, wait, now they are okay.  Don’t eat red meat!  Wait, here’s a diet entirely based upon protein. What’s a person to do? Yesterday, I wrote about an article that’s in the April issue of Parents magazine talking about the 10 Things You Should Never Say …

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