Thanksgiving away from home – what could be better?

I considered myself fortunate. We were traveling for Thanksgiving, meaning I wasn't going to have to cook (a good thing for all involved - just ask my hubby sometime about my poultry cooking skills). I didn't have to clean. All I was expected to do was to enjoy time with my family. Silly me. I … Continue reading Thanksgiving away from home – what could be better?

Oh the joys of the 3AM wake up call

It was three AM Sunday morning. More accurately¬†3:27. I know this because we have one of those clocks that project the time onto the ceiling like some sort of sadistic batman call sign. (In the wee hours of the morning, I tend to forget our rationale for buying it.) I could hear our toddler crying … Continue reading Oh the joys of the 3AM wake up call

How to create a dinner of champions

I may have actually stumbled upon the secret to get my toddler to willingly eat more than mac n' cheese and applesauce at dinner time! My eldest son spoiled me rotten. As a baby he loved sweet peas, and as a kindergartener one of his favorite meals is chicken nuggets with a strawberries and a … Continue reading How to create a dinner of champions

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

As I picked up my toddler from day care, his teacher approached me positively beaming. "He attempted to climb out of his bed today at nap time," she explained with a big grin. Though he sleeps in a big boy bed at home, his bed at day care is one of those portable cribs. To … Continue reading Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger