July 21, 2016

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My Meal Prep Salvation

Let's get real for a minute here... I really love being a stay-at-home-mom.  Like a lot.  There are lots of days when I miss teaching, but not really days when I miss working full-time outside my home.  BUT, one thing that I absolutely do not like about staying at home with my baby is the pressure to always have a nice, home-cooked meal on the table at dinnertime.  Also, let me be clear:  Jeff is not the one who makes…

Homemade Fingerpaints

For today's What to Do Wednesday post, I'm introducing you all to an activity that your toddlers will LOVE...  Well, at least if they're not like my toddler, who really hated it... At least, she did at first. If you're like me, you are always looking for fun things to do with your toddlers.  This has been especially true for me since we moved away from our families, who doubled as our best friends.  I started trying to find something…

Since I Can’t Save Her From This Nightmare

A couple of nights ago, my daughter woke up screaming in the middle of the night.  She was crying so hard that she could barely breathe.  Normally when she wakes up during the night, she just whimpers a little and then falls back asleep, but this time it was different.  I went into her room and picked her up.  I held her while her ragged sobs slowed, and she eventually fell back asleep.  Based on her cries, I think she…