Do you live in an apartment, or are you just running out of space since the addition of your new roommates (aka children)? We’ve already had to move a hefty amount of toys and outgrown clothes into the basement just to make room for more. Honestly, I’ve never seen so much stuff in my life.
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One of my favorite things about becoming a parent is sharing my childhood favorites with my daughter. She turned one and got a Cabbage Patch doll, met my Samantha a few months ago, and even plays with the kitchen I had when I was three at grandma’s house, which she kept in storage all these years. Continue reading
I never even thought about how easy it was to just go to the movies or just grab a bite to eat until I became a parent. Now, when my husband and I want to have a date night, it becomes a logistical nightmare. Can we find a sitter? Can we pay a sitter? Is there enough breast milk so the baby can drink from a bottle? Will we leave before or after bedtime? Ugh…should we just bring the kids? Continue reading
There you are – shirtless in your office, trying to get your letdown, and then it happens. Someone knocks on the door. You panic. You freeze. You really want to say, “Hey jerk – I’m pumping and now you’ve gone and messed up my letdown!” Continue reading
Our doctor recommended that our daughter refrain from any screen time until she turned 2 years old. And we did just that, with the expectation of the occasional Today Show viewing while Daddy fed her a bottle in the morning and her unusual love for The Lawrence Welk Show around 18 months thanks to Great-Grandma’s 7pm can’t miss “programs.”
The daylight begins to peek out from atop my curtain. That’s my cue. I roll over and see Minnie Mouse on the floor. Will she ever learn to not roll out of the bed? I pick her up and put her back in her place at the footboard.
I stretch my arms. “Daaaaaaddy.”
No footsteps. I raise my voice higher.
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As a working mom, it’s no secret that being away from my kids every day is a struggle. My office is lined with photos of my children all the way down to my mouse pad. I have photos taped to my computer screen and of course my desktop background is a giant image of my little duo. Keeping these two close to me while I’m away is extremely important.
We were so blessed this year.