When I had my first son – I was ready to teach him everything. I think he had his own personalized ABC book when he was less than a year old. I would read to him, “A is for apple, B is for ball, C is for cooking” with correlating pictures of him eating an … More Top Toys to Teach ABCs
Whew. One year down. I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for one year. It’s actually really shocking because I have no idea where the time has gone. Does this mean I’m a year older? My kids are a year older? Whether I like to admit it or not – time is absolutely flying by. To … More Top Posts in my First Year Blogging
I just signed my 4-year-old up for preschool… and I’m freaking out. Normal human emotion, I know. As I drove him to the preschool to drop of his registration papers I started singing a song about how he wasn’t old enough and how I need to shrink him back down. I looked in the rearview … More Did I Teach, Love and Enjoy Them Enough?
This holiday season is all about the me, me, mes. Sometimes I worry I perpetuate that when I ask my son about what he wants for Christmas, when we write letters to Santa and circle toys in a catalog. Because I just can’t stop (won’t stop) those traditions I enjoyed as a child – I’m … More Last-Minute Way to Teach Christmas Compassion
My nearly one-year-old, Big G, can’t figure out how to chew. At all. He’s been eating all kinds of finger foods – cheese, pears, banana, avocado, noodles. He can eat them… As long as it doesn’t need to be chewed. A couple nights ago I made him pumpkin (yeah, I know there was even nutmeg- … More Chewing Bootcamp