If sleep is for the weak, my sons have collectively decided that I will be stronger than Atlas. The screams of, “my ball!!” echoed in my ears as I covered by head in frustration. It was nap time, and both boys were confined to the playpen, safe, but royally ticked off. I just wanted to […]
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Doesn’t everybody have those moments where you just want to give up and crawl under a blanket and not hear of it any more so it can all disappear? Maybe you imagine starting anew in another life? But would that be worth it? Is it what we want to teach our children? Do we want to teach them […]
To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the Top Ten Children’s Books to read to your children during Hispanic Heritage Month, as told by a Librarian’s wife.
“Because I told you so” doesn’t sound like a reasonable answer for our kids, now does it? Not for mine.
Ever since I can remember, people have told me that I look like my mom (and they’re right, I do.) Sometimes I look in the mirror and wonder how my mom got into my bathroom without me noticing! It didn’t bother me much back then. I admit that it did get old after a while […]
My toddler finally has hair long enough for her first pigtails! I picked up some elastics and, with great care (and a little frustration), put her hair in two sweet pigtails. I snapped a quick pic! So cute! Then, uh-oh, here they come— mom hormones. I start thinking, “My baby is becoming a little girl. […]
As I was gathering my son’s blocks for the fourteenth (or maybe fifteenth) time the other day, I looked around his room. I suddenly realized how many books, stuffed animals, balls, cars, and other knick-knacks my little boy has. With Christmas just a few weeks behind us, it seems as if his toy collection has more […]
One thing I’ve learned since having my son is kids are constantly changing. Just when you get used to one routine, their needs change. Their patterns change. Teething. Feeding. Sleeping. Growing. Talking. Learning. They are in a constant state of flux. I know this very well and yet the latest change has caught me […]
This past week our small family traveled to Waco because my husband has a conference for work. Zoe and I have a good time seeing the sites and eating at restaurants that we don’t have in the Valley. At one point, we were getting ready to go somewhere, and I had everything in the […]
A few years back-pre baby, pre marriage – a boyfriend of mine and I went to visit my best friend in Denver. Somehow we ended up in this crazy weird all year long circus/carnival/amusement park – think weird Rob Zombie movie strange. At said park there was a concrete bob sled you could go on- […]