The Day Swim Lessons Taught Me to be a Better Parent

Yesterday was ugly. I warned my son that we were heading to swim lessons. I was hoping we’d move past denial, anger, and bargaining and at least land on depression, if not acceptance, before we got to the pool.

Looking for a New Place to Call Home

I’ve been on the house-hunt trail for about a month or so. It’s been fairly fun, as dreaming of living in a new, fresh space makes my little planning brain sing.

Clever Counting Books: Teaching Kids those Numbers

We’ve discovered a few fun counting books over the years, so I thought I’d share. Some are a bit annoying, as they force the reader to make sound effects. Of course, these are the ones the toddler returns to over and over and…

Kids Say the Darndest Things

My mom continues to urge me to “write these things down!” so, essentially, you’re witnessing my kids’ digital baby books. Two birds? Meet one stone.

What’s for Dinner?: Chicken Bowls

I love to cook. It’s one of the things I look forward to fully embracing when both of my children are in school. Right now, I attempt to plan two meals a week and pray the leftovers hold out.