Sleep. Maybe the number one or top two things parents of young kids talk about.  “What time do your kids go to bed?” What time do they wake up?” Are they “good” sleepers?” Since birth people have been asking us...
We have all heard the stories of women that were only six months pregnant and everyone was buzzing about how they looked like they were carrying twins or could pop any day. But, have you considered there are times throughout...
It has been just over a year since my husband and I sat in a tiny room and were told that our son has autism. I went through the stages of grief, finally landed at acceptance, and then rolled...
May 20, 2013, dawned like any other late May day in Oklahoma. Our family was looking forward to the end of school. It was also the last of three days in a row of TorCon 8-9, and I was...
Can I be honest with you? I'm not a fan of four. Four what? The age....of my daughter. Four is the new f word. There I said it. I'm a mother of a 4-year-old and it is stretching me to my...
  December is done, The New Year is jolly. We've hung up the tinsel, And packed up the holly. It's time to start fresh, That's what they say. But I truly believe,  That's a choice everyday. {anonymous} With the holidays behind us, many turn to the New Year as...
  Love is in the air and couples are proclaiming their love for each other on social media. Parents are getting notes about parties and decorating boxes to bring to school. All this can only mean one thing; Valentine's Day...
I recently played the board game Monopoly with our three children while my husband was at work one evening. It was the first time our 13-year-old son had ever played the board game. Side note---why do I feel like...
So I don’t know how in the Boss Baby heck he did it, but I’m fairly certain my toddler has been trained with CIA-level torture tactics. 1. Sleep deprivation: He likes to fall asleep before I do and then the very...
By now it's no secret to any of us how much of a scam adulthood is. We can go to bed whenever we want, and "whenever we want" tends to be 9:00 p.m. We can eat whatever we want,...
It was 4 a.m. The house was quiet, and the rest of my family was sleeping peacefully. However despite my state of pure exhaustion, I was wide awake and comforting the cries of the tiniest newborn that I've ever held. The baby...
Need a fun craft to do with your kids? Try making seed balls!  Seed balls or seed bombs are a ball of clay, compost, water and seeds that when dried, can be thrown into the garden or yard. Try using...

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