Is the Lack of Quiet Really Bad?

As I look back on just how *loud* this month was, I am reminded that the kiddos are only little once, and I need to relish this time of littleness, and remind them both I love them ... even if there is no quiet time in our home.

Aggravating Cuteness (Day 26)

Parents have to field a ton of questions from their offspring on a daily basis.  Recently, my husband looked at me with a pained expression on his face, asking, "How long does this last?!"  I simply snorted, and informed him I usually remind myself that our son is only asking because he is truly curious - … Continue reading Aggravating Cuteness (Day 26)

Earning My Title (Day 7)

Today is the Feast of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary.  As I was writing the article earlier today, I kept recalling a meme that occasionally makes its rounds on Facebook. In honor of today's feast day, today's word is: Mom. "Mom, mom, mom, mommy, mama, mommeee!"  That is a fantastic summarization of a word many … Continue reading Earning My Title (Day 7)

Hard Work, Dedication, Stealth, and More… (Day 5)

The past two weeks, Little Miss' bedtime routine has been exactly the same.  We start putting her to bed between a certain time, and then after she is fully asleep, she is gently placed in her crib.  She wakes up at least once, as she is lowered into her crib, forcing me to pick her … Continue reading Hard Work, Dedication, Stealth, and More… (Day 5)

Reflection in the Mirrors (Day 3)

When I told my husband the idea for the writing challenge, he asked me, "How are you going to come up with a topic a day?  Will you just look at yourself as you get ready in the morning, see yourself in the mirror, and say, 'I think I'll write about a mirror today'?" Little … Continue reading Reflection in the Mirrors (Day 3)