Category Archives: Parenting


I never fancied myself an attachment parenter.  I pushed my baby in a stroller.  Made her sleep in her own room.  Let her cry it out at night. Because that’s what you’re supposed to do.  It was hard at times, but parenting is supposed to be hard.  And I have a healthy, {mostly} well-adjusted toddler to show for it. Continue Reading

Heavy Heart

It’s been more than two weeks since we returned home from our glamorous Wisconsin vacation.  Ten glorious days with my family (and no cat whining for food at 5am).  Ten solid days of being with my sweet girl. When it came time to return to work, I knew it would be a little tough to leaveContinue Reading

Pssst! I have a secret…

Lists = Writer’s Block (Don’t Tell Anyone).  I’ve been home from work for a week and just don’t have the intellectual capability to put much else together. So here’s a Pro/Con list for being a stay at home mom to help put things in perspective. (All the pictures featured were taken last Friday at aContinue Reading


We interrupt your regularly scheduled program…Today I had planned to blog about our debt free challenge (please let me know if you have a catchier name), however, I was surprised to find that my office was closed due to inclimate weather.  I guess three inches (and counting) of sleet will do that. Matt was alreadyContinue Reading

Dear Blogosphere…

Like thousands of other people out there right now, I’m sick. Not the fun kind of “sick” which really means awesome. (Although I’m kinda that, too.) But the sore throat, raspy hack, can barely breathe out of one nostril kind of sick. I’m not telling you this to be whiny. Because I kinda did itContinue Reading

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