Am I ready for my child’s transition into boyhood when he was just a little toddler not that long ago? … Read More Toddlerhood to Boyhood…The Inevitable Transition
I recently had the opportunity to review a Baby Sleepsuit by Breden Kids. I have previously reviewed their Balaclava hatscarf and noted just how much I liked that for my son. The folks at Breden also sent a little something for my baby girl – a sleep suit and yet again, I have been very impressed… Read More Review: Baby Sleepsuit by Breden Kids
As you read in my recent post, we moved from a two-bedroom townhouse to a four-bedroom house with a separate family room which I converted into a playroom. I was really excited about designing this space but I did not want to spend a lot of money and I certainly did not want to hire a… Read More How to Create a Playroom on a Budget
I know. I am committing parenting harakiri by speaking the unspoken, writing the unwritten, and by even thinking the unthinkable. Honestly, though, there are times when I have been envious of those with only 1 kid and particularly of those where that one kid is a reasonably older, say 7-8-years old kid. Allow me to explain… Read More Why I Am Sometimes Envious of Parents with One Kid
I recently had the opportunity to review Napbags by OC Daisy. I was able to pick the design I wanted from their website (click the link above) and even had the opportunity to customize it with my son’s name. The item arrived as promised but because we were out of town, I did not get… Read More Napbags by OC Daisy
Motherhood is not a one time been-there-done-that (BTDT) kind of a deal. Sure, the BTDT acronym is a popular one that does the rounds of pregnancy and baby related forums, but as even BTDT moms know all too well, how kids are raised not only varies significantly among kids in general, which is a given,… Read More 10 Things only Moms of Toddlers and Infants know
TJ will be 2.5 years next month. Yes, my little boy whom I can still remember holding as a newborn, is going to be two-and-a-half years old!!! My other little one, my munchmuffin will turn 4 months this week…the kids are growing up and every day, I feel just a little bit nostalgic for what… Read More Please stop growing…not really…yes, really…no..
Most people, myself included, will be forgiven for thinking that firstborns have all the advantages over their younger siblings. After all, they got their parents’ undivided attention for a while before the next one came along. They were fussed over, hovered over, and attended to perhaps far more than any of their siblings. Parents could… Read More 5 Challenges of being a Firstborn