I Love Having a Son

Growing up, I never doubted that I would have children, and I always knew that I would have two girls. I believed that girls were fun, they didn't like gross stuff, they smelled better, played nicer... Can you tell that my only sibling was a girl? I didn't have any close male cousins or friends. … Continue reading I Love Having a Son

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A Year of Oscar

My little man has just turned one. It is hard to believe that we have been a family of four for that long. Changing from a family of three to a family of four was harder than changing from a family of two to a family of three. All our routines were upended. In the … Continue reading A Year of Oscar

Preschool Days

I never attended preschool when I was younger, neither did my husband. It doesn't seem like it was as big of a thing back then. Now I see several articles a month talking about how preschool is the new kindergarten and how kids who don't go to preschool often are behind their classmates when starting … Continue reading Preschool Days

My Sweet Pea is Three

Today my coworker Juana asked me if I had discovered yet that raising girls is very different than raising boys. She had previously told me this and I had internally rolled my eyes. Even a few weeks ago I would have thought that was a silly statement. But, she has raised three girls and three … Continue reading My Sweet Pea is Three

Three Days, No Accidents

I know it may not sound like a big deal to some, but I am celebrating Abby's third day of wearing undies and having no accidents! Woohoo!

Easter Egg Hunt Fun

Wednesday afternoon was the annual Easter egg hunt for children and grandchildren of employees where I work. Oscar stayed at Grandma and Grandpa's house so Abby, my husband, and I could go to the hunt. Luckily, the weather wasn't too cold or rainy. We had very cold temperatures and rain earlier thus week. When we … Continue reading Easter Egg Hunt Fun