The Real Reason Toddlers Have Tantrums

My 3-year-old is going through some intense development right now, and the resulting tantrums are quite impressive. I am lucky they are short-lived because the decibel level of the screams could possibly cause some eardrum issues. If I have any future hearing loss, I'll be telling my son he did this to me as a … Continue reading The Real Reason Toddlers Have Tantrums

Raising Darth Vader

Ever get worried that you're raising a future Darth Vader? Or even worse, a Kylo Ren? Sure, we all go through our villain moments, but I'm still on the good side and have hopes of raising a sweet little super hero. So tonight in the bath, that sweet little future hero turns to me, lowers … Continue reading Raising Darth Vader

Enjoying the Silence

Maybe it's an Only Child thing. Or maybe it's a writer thing. It could be just an introvert thing. Whatever it is, I need my silence. It's one of the big things you give up as a mom. In a previous life, I could hear myself think. In my new life as a parent, I've … Continue reading Enjoying the Silence

Drinking Wine and Blogging in My Activewear

My wardrobe has taken a dramatic turn since my child became mobile. It's the heart-stopping, turn your head and he's gone kind of mobile. Once we entered this activity- enhanced phase and I found myself running down the street, chasing through store aisles, crawling around playgrounds, navigating the grocery store with a child/monkey climbing me...these … Continue reading Drinking Wine and Blogging in My Activewear