Television time is always a subject that ruffles parents' feathers. At our well child check doctor visits the provider always says to limit TV time to an hour a day or less. If you'd let them, my kids would watch TV all day, and I'm sure yours would too. But how much TV do kids … Continue reading ABC and 123: Our Favorite Educational TV
Fake it 'til you make it. Just smile and act like it's part of your plan. These are things I find myself mumbling each day while I go from one situation to the next. Perhaps I just have imposter syndrome, perhaps I am clueless. I read someone else's blog post a few days ago about … Continue reading Am I Really an Adult? And Other Assorted Questions
I love to listen to podcasts in the car, when I am getting ready for work in the morning, or at work using my Bluetooth headphones. It's my way to catch up on current events, learn something new, or just block out my surroundings and concentrate on work. I listen to all my podcasts using … Continue reading My Favorite Podcasts
Who am I? What do I believe in? These questions are hard to answer. And probably take a whole lifetime to figure out. I know that I don't know the answers- maybe tiny bits- but in a scale nowhere near entirety. I think anyone who claims to know the answers to these questions is either … Continue reading My Philosophy, in Pictures
Last night while I was preparing supper the kids played on the floor in the living room around the corner. When I went to check on them I noticed that they had littered the floor with toys, blankets, books, and all sorts of things. As I walked back to the kitchen I picked up a … Continue reading Damn it!
A few months ago I started repeating a daily affirmation at bedtime with my daughter. I think it is an important part of each day. All too early in life girls are told by society, either by media, other kids, or by adults (either intentionally or unintentionally) that they must fit in to a certain … Continue reading Our Daily Affirmation
My girl wants to potty all the time, potty all the time, potty all the time Pardon the Eddie Murphy song parody; it's a joke in our house. My husband and I like to sing it to our daughter, who hates it. Yes, I have totally become like my parents. They always would sing the … Continue reading My Girl Wants to Potty All the Time, Potty All the Time