Monthly Archives: January 2012


Before I was a mom, I was Mother of the Year. Three years in a row. True story. {You were too, I’m guessing.} I knew exactly what to do – how to handle each and every moment – especially the difficult ones. Meltdowns in Target? No problem, Love & logic that problem!¬†¬†Tantrums during mealtime? that […]

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she got her hair did.

I’m just going to be completely, totally honest here for a moment. For the past 19 months I was that mom who refused to get her daughter’s hair cut. Refused. I wanted it to grow out. I still do. And then she started to look like Justin Bieber. And we even started calling her “the […]

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{not exactly} mother of the year

We finally had our first snow of the year. And by “finally” I mean that it’s mid January and our first snow was basically a “dusting”. It’s not that I love winter by any means…but I do love a few big snowfalls each season. And typically by this time of year we’ve already had several. […]

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i don’t want to forget this.

I’m kind of sentimental right now. Go with it. I have this intense desire to not forget this stage of life. To always remember our life as it is. Right now. In our small old house. On our tree lined street. In a perfect neighborhood. With a busy husband and a toddler on the run. […]

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