So if Pinterest has taught me anything, it’s that I majorly fail as a mother. And I’m okay with that. My children may not have picture perfect matching First Day of School outfits, but they know that they’re loved. And they know their mom is crazy happy for them to go back to school. Hooray! We didn’t have that elaborate … Read More
So perhaps some of you have seen this fun meme going around. You ask your kiddos a question without prompting them, and write down what they say. It’s a bit eye-opening and so much fun! Here were the answers from my five-year-old: *What is something I say a lot? Happy things. *What makes me happy? Hugging and kissing *What makes … Read More
I love this picture. My husband was making Zuppa Toscana soup, and he showed Littlest how to help. Sometimes I forget they’re going to be Big Strong People someday, and need to know these things. How can they change the world for the better if they can’t take care of themselves?
Everything is worn and covered in stickers, but there is so much joy here. I snapped this picture today and really took a second to appreciate how lucky I am. It’s a loud house. It’s a very full house. This house is truly alive. <3
This is an old blog post and Niko is now in high school, but it’s still relevant. As school time rolls around, there are always things we can do to help the transitions become easier. Happy school year! I can’t tell you the tears, both his and mine, that have ensued because of new schools. This is my darling Niko. … Read More
My daughter is six. I’m not afraid to have “The Talks” with her. She already knows that smoking is unhealthy, that there are substances we choose not to put into our bodies, and that Modest is Hottest. I knew we’d be having these conversations, and I was prepared for them. But do you know what I wasn’t prepared for? Talking … Read More