Month: June 2010

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Mommy Moritification

I’ve been reading hilariously crafted stories of things other mommies did “not” do, but really did, for several months now through a link on one of my favorite mommy blogs It Feels Like Chaos. Allison regularly posts her own “Not Me Monday’s” through a blog carnival sponsored by MckMama, another great mommy blog! Until now…

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The Struggling Pajama-Based “Professional”

I’m suffering from a slight case of the ‘who am I?’ blues today? I hope you can relate, at least on some level, lest you think I’m just crazy and moody (which I sometimes am left to think just might be the case…but let’s just pretend for a minute that that’s not really true, that…

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The Beginning of the End

As I sit here writing this blog entry my newly turned 3-year old is sitting across from me on the couch, eating a bowl of pretzels and watching Curious George. Here is the problem with this picture…As I sit here writing this blog my newly turned 3-year old is supposed to be NAPPING. Not so…

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Finally Three and Binky Free

If you ever had the pleasure of meeting little miss Ava at either nap or bedtime you would have discovered that A) she is often hilarious right around the times she is supposed to be going to sleep and B) she has been very, VERY addicted to her binky. Despite warnings from well intentioned friends…

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How Much Time Would It Take You to Catch Up On Life?

I like to entertain this question sometimes…usually, it enters my mind in the form of a random thought…like when I was laying on my bed this afternoon wanting to fall asleep because the girls were finally sleeping and none of us slept very well last night…I was so tired, but with a book, three magazines…

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Mummy Tummy and the Official “Don’t Ask Me if I’m Pregnant” Club

Ella will be 16 months old tomorrow, I just finished a half marathon and am down almost 2 pant sizes in the last couple of months and a very oblivious old man STILL asked me if I was pregnant at a wedding this past weekend! “ARE YOU SERIOUS OLD MAN?” I wanted to ask. Followed…

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“You Tire Me Out, But I Love You Anyway”

The title of this blog post is a line from one of Ava’s favorite picture books, Olivia. Sara (one of my favorite people!) and her almost 4 year old daughter Emelyn gave it to Ava as a gift. Emelyn is actually one of Ava’s favorite people in the whole world– they were little buddies when…