Kids, Mom diary

When Mama is TIRED

This is a tricky post to write. But if I don’t write it, I would feel dishonest. I’ve been going through a bout of depression and lots of I-don’t-wanna-be-a-mom-today moments for the last month. I said it. It’s not pretty. It sounds ungrateful. But it’s still true. Depression is not a common enemy of mine,… Read More When Mama is TIRED

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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

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Potty training 101

This is my second time potty training. My first time, I potty trained my oldest son at about two years and three months. I read a couple articles online and gave it a go. We had a few messes, but he caught on fast and was fully trained in two or three days. I thought the second… Read More Potty training 101

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Waiting room games for kids

I have spent quite a bit of time in waiting rooms with a toddler or two. Unless it’s the dentist or something impossible, both my boys are usually with me for their appointments and mine. After prenatal appointments, weekly chiropractor visits, biweekly cranial helmet adjustments, and regular checkups, I’ve come up with some games that don’t… Read More Waiting room games for kids