Tag Archives: toddlers

You Should Eat Cake

Yesterday was National Chocolate Cake Day. To be honest, I am more than happy to celebrate any National ____ Day when the ____ in question is delicious dessert. Thanks to Jude’s school calendar, I never have to miss out on … Continue reading

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The Icing

On what was to be the coldest day in decades in our corner of Pennsylvania, I decided to keep Jude home from school so we could hang out and cuddle. I am still on holiday break, and though I want … Continue reading

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I’m a Damn Good Mom. So are You.

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve come across quite a few blogs wherein the mom-authors fess up to their mediocre parenting skills. I’ve seen these on the Huffington Post and shared all over Facebook, and I admire the authors’ … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving with My Mini-Me

When I was pregnant, I worried about how I would feel about my baby after he arrived. “What if I don’t love him?” I said to my mom in confidence. “You’ll love him. You’ll see,” she said. “How do you … Continue reading

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All Together Now

Today, when I dropped Jude off at school, the teachers and the other kids were enjoying circle time on the carpet. The lead teacher had just finished reading a book, and the little ones were requesting songs. Jude dutifully took … Continue reading

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Your Fantasies are Ruining Your Child’s Life

That magical time of year is upon us. Forget the hayrides, pumpkin picking, tall boots, and fire pits. I’m talking big-time here. I’m talking the kind of stuff that can send a mom into a temporary state of delusion. I’m … Continue reading

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Rocking the Commute

No matter what kind of morning/day I’m having, no matter how tired I am or how behind schedule I am or how overwhelmed/stressed I feel, there are certain moments of the day when none of that matters. One of those … Continue reading

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