"They just look so peaceful. So innocent. Before the craziness of our world gets to them. They're quietly listening to everything around them. Learning and growing."
"...But, I also like to eat, and the pandemonium of Christmas morning can make getting a good (good tasting, not necessarily healthy… YOLO) breakfast in a little difficult. So to ensure your little rugrats get a decent breakfast in them so they have energy to enjoy their gifts, and so you have energy to keep up with them, here are a few solid, easy, and delicious ideas for getting Christmas breakfast ready!"
In the spirit of the Christmas season and fueled by my love of Pinterest, I was going to do a step-by-step tutorial for you all this week on how to make one of those adorable burlap wreaths. But, this one was going to be in the shape of a candy cane, because I like to go big or go home. Or torture myself. Whatever you want to call it.
Well, I failed you...."
"So, if this is your first holiday season with a toddler, be prepared to use any of the following outrageous phrases or exhibit any of these acts over the next few weeks. If you are a neighbor to someone with small children, don’t be alarmed if you observe the following. All is well next door; I promise."
"Banana bread has always been one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving. Growing up, my dad didn’t make it often, but I could always count on him to make it at Thanksgiving. If he made it any other time it was such a treat! Naturally, when I got an oven of my own I was excited to be able to try my hand at baking my own."
"I thought my house was safe from the virus and that we were finally in the clear after a solid three weeks of sniffles, coughs, and all-around whining when I noticed a suspiciously bumpy tongue. Upon closer inspection I saw a nice, big, white blister on the back of his throat. SERIOUSLY?! Back to the pediatrician we went, for the sixth time in three weeks, where the virus was confirmed. Within twelve hours the virus had spread and my house was on full lockdown."
"Kids are great. They are cute, funny, they give the best kisses and make the biggest messes in the best possible ways. Their laughter could put an end to all problems in the world and their little faces have the ability to fill the largest room with the greatest joy. But, at some point in a parents journey, they realize that that they are done."
"This is all great and helpful, but what about the day-to-day part of living with tiny humans?
Where are the tips on how to make this thing called parenting even just the slightest bit easier? They are right here! These 5 tips may not pave the road for you to become Parent of the Year, but they will make the journey a lot less bumpy."
"Your child gets to play with bubbles while I take beautiful photos of them! Kids love bubbles and love to pop them, and each session is 20 minutes long which is the perfect length of time before they start to get bored. And you get gorgeous new art work for your walls. Totally stress free session!"