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{Live} Too Much Television Is Awesome For Your Kids

December 7, 2011 in All Posts, Parenting

Yes, I meant “awesome,” not “awful.” It’s no secret my kids watch television.  A lot of television.  So much television that Jane’s first break up with a t.v. character was at the dear age of 2 (the age she could supposedly start watching television), when she defiantly raised her hand and said, “No!  I don’t […]

{Live} Miss Manners | Why It Feels Like I’m Dating My Daughter

April 21, 2011 in All Posts, Laugh

Right after Hubby and I had nicely settled into a routine of comfort and familiarity – which became even more relaxed after the first pregnancy – Jane had the idea of growing into a full-fledged human being with a keen awareness of her surroundings. But Jane’s awakening, which started around 15 months, has been more […]

{Quotes} After I sped up to make the yellow light,

March 25, 2011 in All Posts, Quotes

“We’re going too fast, Mommy.  We going to get accident.” –Jane, age 2 (Disciplined by my own toddler.  Guess I must be teaching her something!) You Might Enjoy:{Live} A Mother’s Love is the Best Love{Live} A Tribute to Mama John aka Daddy{Live} Too Much Television Is Awesome For Your Kids

{Live} A Tribute to Mama John aka Daddy

March 21, 2011 in All Posts, Parenting

To my dismay, last weekend was a working weekend.  All 48 hours of it. I’ve already complained about working on the weekend at The Verdict, so there’s no need to get into it here.  And I won’t mention the fact that because of my work deadline I missed my dear friend H’s Stella and Dot […]

{Live} A Weekend of Firsts | Transitioning to a Toddler Bed and Eating Cheerios

March 14, 2011 in All Posts, Parenting

Daylight Savings Weekend was quite eventful at our household. Sam finally mastered the pincer grasp and can pick up and eat Cheerios on his own: And Jane helped build – and actually slept in! – a toddler bed for the first time: I wasn’t quite sure how the whole transition from crib to toddler bed […]

{Quotes} Are you going to say “I don’t like it” anymore?

March 1, 2011 in All Posts, Quotes

“I don’t like it anymore.” – Jane, age 2 (another attempt at discipline gone awry) You Might Enjoy:{Live} Bedtime Stories{Live} Guest Post | Surviving Five Kids and Fundraisers{Live} My Little Parrot: Censoring Children’s Playlists

{Live} A Mother’s Love is the Best Love

February 21, 2011 in All Posts, Laugh, Parenting

I was contemplating the potential subject for my last Valentine’s Week post, when sitting here at my mom’s house, on my mom’s couch, with a stomach full of my mom’s cooking, it occurred to me that I have blogged about Valentine’s Day with Hubby and Valentine’s Day with the kids, but not about the person […]