I love Harry Potter dearly, but I do not love his pre-tween attitudes.
Yes “pre-tween” is a thing.
Harry Potter is a sassy kid. He’s the king of eye rolls, loud sighs, and saying things like “Seriously?!”
I’m sure I deserve his sassiness. I wasn’t a meek and mild child myself. I have a sarcastic side, I have mastered the eye roll, and everyone knows my kids say “seriously” because it’s my favorite overused phrase.
But heaven help me with that attitude. It is going to take ever ounce of self control not to lose my temper with that kid. Read More »
Every once in awhile I stumble across an amazing life hack.
It’s like when I learned to throw the laundry soap cup into the washer to clean it.
Seriously, mind blowing.
Well this week, I stumbled across another.
And by stumbled, I clearly mean I fell into it. Read More »
I’m pretty sure everyone is just faking their way through life.
In a world of social media, it’s easy to believe that you are the only faker out there.
When all you see is a filtered version of what the person wants you to see, you’re bound to start believing that you’re the only one who is a hot mess. Read More »
My kids will tell you that my favorite thing to say to them is “Are you even listening to me?”
I feel like I’m either 1. not speaking loud enough, or 2. going crazy with how often I repeat myself. Read More »
Someone asked me recently if I had any parenting advice. I think they asked because I have three kids and I’ve kept them alive this long.
I responded with “don’t have three kids”.
Terrible, I know. Read More »
I have a love hate relationship with Legos.
If you have kids under 10, I’m guessing that you’ve experienced this dichotomy.
There are moments when Legos are the best thing since sliced bread, and other moments when Legos are just… the worst. Read More »
Ok friends, we just got back from a 2500 mile road trip with three kids 6 and under.
Yes, you read that correctly, 2500 miles.
So let’s start off by saying that our extended families live far away…. like 1200+ miles away. Seeing them for the holidays involves extensive travel on our part.
Last year we flew to see the in-laws for Christmas.
Do you know what is worse than driving with three small children?
Flying with three small children during the holidays.Read More »