Little M has been blossoming her sense of play and pretending lately, which makes my heart melt. There is nothing like a toddler learning how to pretend and listening to them chat with their toys in deep conversation. She had gotten a play tea set for her birthday that up to this point, had just been something fun to dump on the floor. She didn’t quite grasp what to do with it yet. I had only shown her a few… Read more »

I can be a really sentimental person. It is hard for me to put into words all of the amazing things that my life now holds having become a mother. I always knew I wanted to be a mom, but I never knew the absolute change and meaning it would truly bring to my life. Having just celebrated little M’s second birthday is awesome. I get to take a moment to reflect and give thanks for the incredible blessing she… Read more »

The plague that is toddler eating utensils and supplies had officially taken over my kitchen. I could not. handle. it. any. longer. So I did what any sensible adult would do and I went to The Container Store. OK, this may come as a shock to some of you, but it was the first time I had set foot into that store in my adult life. And I was in HEAVEN. I told my husband that this was my new… Read more »

Perhaps we are approaching the “terrible two’s”? Or maybe it’s because I am raising a daughter? There, I’m sure, are many reasons why my sweet, goofy, little girl has turned into a waking dictator, who, at the crack of dawn, decides that her wrath of unknowns is ready to be unleashed.  I am coming off of two straight weeks of shortened sleep cycles, crying first thing in the morning and trying to get a toddler to just eat and poop… Read more »

Since I am currently a full-time working mom, I have limited time to get to go out and enjoy the outdoors, with my little M in tow. My time to get out and explore is limited to the weekends, which will have to do for now. We recently went out to a local spot, pre-Spring, that was fun to explore and had plenty of gravel and stairs to keep two young gals busy. Visiting a local Botanical Garden is the… Read more »