Today is a New Day

Today is a new day.  So far it has gone much better than yesterday and I am determined to keep it that way.  My goal for today is to think positively. I did not ignore my alarms and woke up early.  I readied the coffee maker last night so I had hot coffee waiting for … Continue reading Today is a New Day

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What a Day

Today is one of those days where it seems that anything that could go wrong has gone wrong.  Pass me a cup of coffee and some Xanax.  Oh wait, I don't have either.  Sorry... I am in full sarcasm, no bullshit mode at the moment.  One of my New Year's resolutions was to complain less, … Continue reading What a Day

How to Get a Toddler to Take a Nap: a Step-by-Step Guide

1. Find Binkie, Blankie, Gloworm, favorite pillow, and anything else necessary for sleep. 2. Give the child a drink of milk. 3. Put the child in bed, give copious amounts of hugs and kisses.  Turn on the baby monitor.  4. Attempt to pee, eat, have an adult conversation, answer a phone call, have a hot … Continue reading How to Get a Toddler to Take a Nap: a Step-by-Step Guide

The Loves of My Life

These two make me so happy each day.  From the first "Momma" that I hear coming from the baby monitor in the morning to the warm body cuddled next to me in bed each night, I always have a reason to smile.  I can't imagine my life without them.

The Beginning of the End

The first request out of Abby's mouth when she wakes in the morning is for milk.  She refuses a cup of cow's milk and wants to be breastfed.  We have a routine when arriving home after I leave work and pick her up from daycare: before we even get the garage door shut she clamors, … Continue reading The Beginning of the End

Date Night

Yesterday while I was at work I received a text message from my husband,"Want to go on a date?"  To which I replied, "Who are you and why do you have my husband's phone?"  He asked if I would like to go see Star Wars: Rogue One if his brother would babysit for us. It … Continue reading Date Night

Little Miss Smartypants

With the holidays I have been able to spend a lot of time at home one-on-one with Abby.  I get so much pleasure out of watching her and see how much she is learning; it's amazing, really.  Lately she has been behaving less like a baby and more like a child.  She has begun to … Continue reading Little Miss Smartypants