Weekend Watercolors

A couple weekends ago, Adam was all set to spend the weekend with our toddler girl so I could produce a yoga photo shoot for the site- aka spend an amazing, inspiring, in the top ten of 2013, beautiful day with two of my closest girlfriends. A fair trade? I think so. The whole weekend…

Two Words to Teach to Your Toddler This Month, Part 2: Wasteful

Our kids will only be as socially responsible and emotionally aware as we teach them. Modeling vocabulary, like the words introduced in this 2 part monthly column, will help you take an active role in your child’s social and emotional development. Wasteful: Merriam-Webster dictionary: Using more of something than is needed Causing something valuable to…

The Trifectas of Infancy

Warning: Do not continue to read this post if you have a weak stomach, can’t seem to laugh when you hear the word poo, or think it’s impolite to talk about the bodily functions of an infant. And if you decide to turn away from this post, then please also choose to not have children….

Two Words to Teach to Your Toddler This Month, Part 1: Appreciate

Our kids will only be as socially responsible and emotionally aware as we teach them to be. Modeling vocabulary, like the words introduced in this 2 part monthly column, will help you take an active role in your child’s social, emotional, and language development. Appreciate Merriam-Webster dictionary: To give thanks or feel grateful for To…

Sleepless Child + Selfish Mom= Bliss

Nap time routines evolve quickly. At least they do in our house. ¬†While I tend to keep things pretty traditional and predictable, moving from lunch to hygiene, hygiene to books, and books to bed, our daughter sporadically tests the limits in a typical toddler fashion. And by that, I mean, she tries to call the…