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Houston, We Have a Two Year Old

Houston, We Have a Two Year Old

This week has been a doozy. Between work, the kids, life, I have felt like my head was spinning off its axis. So, this post is a day (or 3) late, but hopefully not a dollar short. Three days ago, my little baby turned two. […]

Gratefulness Project: First Weekend of Summer and First Day of Camp

Gratefulness Project: First Weekend of Summer and First Day of Camp

We had an incredible weekend full of family, BBQ, pool and fun. It was the most incredible start to the summer. We had a bunch of family and friends over for a BBQ on Saturday. It was awesome – babies to octogenarians! What a lovely […]

Kindergarten Here We Come!

Kindergarten Here We Come!

Yesterday was the girls’ last day of school. I can’t believe has already ended and that summer vacation is upon us! What a whirlwind…So much has happened. Bella started Pre-K in NYC. Then, we packed it all up and moved to the burbies. The girls […]

You Know You’re a Suburban Parent When…

You Know You’re a Suburban Parent When…

In no particular order: 1) You go for walks. As a form of exercise. You’re not going somewhere. You don’t have a destination and you ultimately walk around town in circles. But somehow you manage to kill an hour and your legs are pretty sore […]

Top 5 Reasons the Stomach Flu ROCKS

Top 5 Reasons the Stomach Flu ROCKS

Yup, we just spent 6 days enslaved to the stomach bug. What a great time was had by all…I have whittled down the list of awesomeness to just five incredible reasons why having the stomach flu whip through your house can have a silver lining. […]

Tutorial: How to Remove Double Sided Foam Tape from Things

Tutorial: How to Remove Double Sided Foam Tape from Things

Ah, the joys of having children. So, yesterday, Bella and her four year old cousin decided to decorate with double sided foam tape. Should have been tipped off when the two of them disappeared upstairs and there was no noise coming from Bella’s room for […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

I usually have something cute prepared for Valentine’s Day – whether I do a silly little photo shoot or dress the girls up in cute outfits or make some sort of craft. I simply didn’t have the time or energy to think about Heart Day […]

Guest Post: Top 10 Ways to Help Parents Whose Child is in the Hospital

Guest Post: Top 10 Ways to Help Parents Whose Child is in the Hospital

Today, we have a special guest post from my dear friend Erin. This has been a difficult year in which her baby has undergone two surgeries. I know as friends, we aren’t always sure what the most appropriate ways are to help or show our […]

Wrapping Up Hannukah

Wrapping Up Hannukah

This Hannukah did not go as planned. I had such dreams and aspirations for the holiday this year, but then life got in the way. I was so sick the entire week before Hannukah and then spent last week trying to recover and make up […]

Happy December

Happy December

It’s been over a month since my last post. Thank you to those of you who noticed and emailed me! Things have been a bit hectic around here since Halloween and I just couldn’t muster up the energy to sit and write. My parents came from […]