My days used to be spent lacing people up in corsets and helping them pick out fancy costumes. Now I feel like 95% of my day is spent trying to find something my toddler will agree to eat. It's quite a lifestyle change and takes some adjusting. Why do toddlers hate food? Or love something … Continue reading Let them eat cake! Or potato chips… or cookies – Dealing with a Picky Eater
My husband and I used to go out to dinner a lot. We would usually sit at the bar and spend several hours drinking wine and eating appetizers for meals. We rarely sat at a table and would just enjoy the experience of sampling food and drinks. Now no more bar for us- we need … Continue reading We’ve Become Those People
I threw my first kids party this year for Keelan's 3rd birthday. My husband's birthday is a couple days later so they've done the combo bday for the first two years. It's not like Keelan noticed, lol. But with the big 3, I figured it was time he had his own special day. We booked … Continue reading He’s Turning the Big Three, Yo!
Trying to do a YouTube unboxing video with a child is not as easy as it looks, so I thought I'd share a few tips I've learned from experience. You might think you just open up a box and show the contents, but there's more to it than that! Well actually, that's exactly what you … Continue reading 5 Tips on Doing a YouTube Unboxing Video with Your Child
I showered today! And why is that a monumentous occasion? Because I wanted to take a shower and I did! I didn't have to ask anyone to cover for me, or wait until 9PM! I even shaved! That's a lot of exclamations! But you get the point, this is exciting stuff. As a mom, you … Continue reading The Greatest Shower of All
While other families plan months in advance, we've always been a little more on the side of "winging it." So when at 5PM on a Thursday night my husband tells me, "You know what, I think I DO want to go with you guys and I'd like to do Disney tomorrow," I leapt at the … Continue reading The Spontaneous Disney World Family Adventure
The little nerd in me is loving this school desk by Print2D3D. I would have been so excited to get this when I was a kid! My son Keelan is more into cars and mud, but I’m hoping he will grow into the “playing school” thing and enjoy learning as much as I do. I … Continue reading It’s a Desk, It’s a Chair, It’s a 3-D Puzzle!
I didn’t grow up with spankings, but I did grow up with the threat of them. So in a desperate move to get my son to stop squirming and let me put a diaper on him, I yelled, "Stay still! You don’t want a spanking do you?” To which my son excitedly yelled, “Yeah!!!” Well … Continue reading Mommy Spank Me
Every day starts off with grand intentions. He's going to eat all his breakfast! Then we brush teeth! Serious potty training starts now! Then it takes about two minutes into the morning for it to all go to hell and I'm giving the kid M&Ms for breakfast just so I can sit for a minute … Continue reading My Top 5 Daily #MomFail Moments
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