I’ve written drafts of this in my head for months now, and nothing sounds right. I’m honestly not sure what “right” is. Here goes nothing.
My babies started kindergarten this week.
Well. It hasn’t truly started because their school starts kindergarten on staggered days – small groups of kids run through a full day with […]
New job ventures for Rob have meant a lot of solo-parenting nights with ETC. (A lot = 4-5 nights a week.)
With a day full of rambunctious 3-year-old shenanigans (cubed – because x3 isn’t really accurate), and the 70-30 chance I face bedtime meltdowns, I find myself in the dark more and more.
I tuck […]
This blog post resonated with me this week, and I’ve been thinking about it ever since reading it. It popped into my head again tonight as I listened to the chatter around me in Starbucks as I did some work.
Honestly, truly, I don’t miss the stages I’ve passed with my kids. Infancy […]
For a first draft and first attempts at a reward chart, it isn’t half bad. I even broke out the trusty ruler I’ve had since grade school.
I’ve struggled a lot lately with how to calmly parent/lead my trio through our day. It […]
One-on-one time is hard lately. No matter what fun we offer Toby, Eleanor and Callista, they want the same fun as each other. Hurt feelings, tears & tantrums aren’t worth it, so I soak up opportune minutes with one while others are occupied or, like today, […]