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PLEASE Don’t Do This

My husband and I take much pride in our children’s accomplishments. We are, afterall, their parents, so someone has to, right? I’ll admit, being alone most of the time with two and three year old has some pretty tough times but NOTHING could make me do what I saw a “stupid” mom do. By definition, Read More

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The Stupid (Yeah, Stupid) Mom

My husband and I take much pride in our children’s accomplishments. We are, afterall, their parents, so someone has to, right? I’ll admit, being alone most of the time with two and three year old has some pretty tough times but NOTHING could make me do what I saw a “stupid” mom do. By definition, Read More

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Money Out of a Toddler

My toddlers are magnetized to my husband’s wallet.  It’s an unexplained phenomenon.  Anything that is in their reach is fair game which is why I’ve repeatedly told my hubs to keep his wallet in a safe place. One morning we weren’t watching the little darling and she grabbed the wallet and cleaned it out.  Literally.  Read More

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Learning more from her than she could ever learn from me..

It was an interesting weekend in The House of Our Last Name, where at any given moment my toddlers that are fifteen months apart will alternate between love and hatred.  I guess that’s the “reality” of siblings.  While I don’t remember being 1 or 2, I do remember being a sister to three others.  Over Read More

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That Little Curmudgeon!

Everyone says it, that having a baby means you won’t need an alarm clock.  So you get used to the everyday round-the-clock feedings and with every hour long minute that passes you keep telling yourself it’ll get better… it’ll get better. Fast forward two and a half years, and my darling little curmudgeon still taunts Read More