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Boys shared bedroom

Luca and Adriano have been sharing a bedroom for almost a year now. When they shared a room as babies I thought I was going to lose my sleep-deprived mind, so we were quite nervous when it was time for baby Clara to move into her own room. To our surprise, this time is going much smoother now that… Read More Boys shared bedroom

Kids, Mom diary

On going from 2 to 3 kids

Last night my visiting aunt was hysterically laughing at my life. She literally said “I’m laughing at your life,” which made the rest of the family snort with laughter! I love that about her. Watching the ridiculous chaos my kids embody reminded her of when her boys were small. She couldn’t help but giggle at our everyday nonsense of… Read More On going from 2 to 3 kids

Kids, Money

$10 or less: Toys

With holidays coming up, I thought I’d share some fun toys that are sure to be a hit but won’t hurt the wallet. Here are my picks for inexpensive kid gifts for boys or girls: Sticker book: Kids and stickers. They love them. I bought my boys these sticker books after hearing about their daily misery of a precious… Read More $10 or less: Toys

Kids, Mom diary

Things have spiraled

It has gotten out of control around here the past few weeks. It started when Luca had a tonsillectomy and the two weeks of recovery were intense. We babied him and took the doctor’s advice, giving him ice cream and juice, anything to keep him from getting dehydrated. His throat hurt so badly he refused everything at… Read More Things have spiraled

Kids

Gift ideas for 4-year-old boys

Luca turned four this year and Adriano just turned three! My toy-testers definitely have their favorites they go back to again and again. Here are my kid gift ideas for four-year-old boys: Digital camera Our favorite toy the boys got this year was a kid’s digital camera. It’s been dropped, banged around, and still takes pictures. We’ve got… Read More Gift ideas for 4-year-old boys