Parenting RSS feed for this section

Raising-a-Mamas-Boy

Raising a Mama’s Boy

His pudgy fingers wrap themselves around my strands of hair, hold on tightly and pull. It’s nearly impossible to pry those surprisingly strong little fingers off. It’s also nearly impossible to pry Bennett away from mama — that’s me. If I try to hand off my ten-month-old to someone else’s out-stretched arms — no matter […]

Continue Reading 0
I Love Stepping On Legos

I Love Stepping on Legos

Sheeeew. Having four kids under seven is exhausting! Some days, my greatest desire is simply a few moments of sanity. A few minutes to shower, clean, work on a project, go to the bathroom alone, even run errands without a kid clinging to each arm. But people keep telling me ‘bigger kids, bigger problems,’ which […]

Continue Reading 0
An Ode to the Lunchable

An Ode to the Lunchable

Hey Lunchable. Hey… I see you, in the corner of the fridge, my sweet square-shaped meal time EpiPen, and I could kiss you on the mouth — assuming you had one in there somewhere. Someone once told me, “It doesn’t take a culinary genius to open a Lunchable.” And while that may be true, you […]

Continue Reading 1
The Last Baby Blues

The Last Baby Blues

The postpartum period is a weird time in general.  It’s unpredictable, lasts way longer than most expect it to, and generally morphs from day to day into something as new and equally as confusing as it was the day before. After my first child I was overcome with an anxiety so intense it took almost […]

Continue Reading 0