The Big But Complex

The Big But Complex

Being a parent makes a person highly aware. Aware of middle-of-the-night breathing, the size of the cut-up carrot chunks, the ingredients in fruit snacks. It also makes us highly aware of our own behavior, and if you’re me, your flaws. There’s one, in particular, that I like to call the “But Complex.”

When We Fail Our Children

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  A very wise and insightful friend made a statement to me a few years ago, and I’ve never forgotten it.

Boba 4G Baby Carrier {Review and Giveaway 1/31}

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Have you seen this new video from Boba? If not, grab a box of tissues. I know, I know. I’m a sniffling mess, too. Nothing gets me all worked up like a reminder of just how special our babies – and our roles as mothers –really are.

Wordless Wednesday: 2013 Holiday Photo

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We started these photos the year my son was born and they’re become a yearly tradition. They’re not the most perfect photos we have, but they’re some of the most sentimental. There’s no particular reason my husband isn’t in them – I guess it’s just because he wasn’t in the first one. Isn’t it fun… [read more]

The Secret to Resolutions that Stick

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  Hey! Where’ve I been? I took a few days off. Unplugged, hung out with the fam. Drank some wine. And I’m going to do a lot more of that in the new year (unplugging, not wine drinking. Or maybe both…) It’s one of my resolutions. Wait…resolution? Aren’t those the things that fall apart so… [read more]