How I Potty-Trained my 2 Year old in a realistic time

It was Gracie's second birthday and the chaos of any normal kid birthday was happening. However, in those chaotic moments of decorating, last minute food, getting all the seating and table put together and of course being sure we had everything we need for the party. In between all of that, there is a toddler [...]

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My 8 Steps to Planning A Toddler Birthday successfully on a Budget

As we know planning a birthday party for your little one can be stressful, let alone spendy nowadays. I won't even be modest, we spent $500 on the 1st Birthday. Can you believe that?! I mean, it was the first Birthday and we will never do it again. But, it was a lot of dough [...]

A Shopping List to keep the Monsters Away and out from under the bed

Truth be told I don't have this issue, YET... Well, I'm not quite there with Gracie but, she hasn't quite grasped that concept yet. Or, maybe she has but can't tell me yet. Thinking about that briefly made me sad for her. Bummer when you can't talk much yet. (Sorta bonus for mom) Either way, [...]

Too the Mom that feels Empty, with a Heart full of Love

Dear Fellow Mom, Today I was reading a letter from someone very dear to me. It brought tears of sadness, yet I was able to also share some tears with a smile. I share this with you today my fellow mom because while I was reading that letter. I took a moment to pay attention [...]

Is Life too crazy for Symmetry as A Parent?

I heard one time that someone just wanted "Balance" in life. I'm sitting here asking myself, "Balance? Is that real?" So here I sit today and ponder on that comment. That sense of balance the individual was seeking. I ask myself, "Do you seek for Balance outside of yourself?" As in, your surroundings. Or, do [...]

The First Blog I Ever Wrote…

Day One -Another busted lip 12-4-17 (FIRST EVER WRITTEN BLOG) Started the day at 6:30 am on the couch. See guys, when you have a toddler who is seriously as stubborn as a bull, and just won’t give in to NOT co-sleeping. The results are that Ryan (husband) and I, now take turns co-sleeping. That’s [...]