I have two days left until my big cross-country flight with a toddler. I’ve created the lofty goal for myself to pack everything we need in one carry-on suitcase. Maybe I’m deluding myself, but I haven’t checked a bag in over three years and I’d like to keep my streak going! I’ve created my strategy to make sure everything fits and I’d like to share a few helpful tips if you’re a mom who wants to pack light with a toddler.
Behind “when are you due?” and “is it a boy or girl?”, “have you picked a name yet?” was probably the most common question I was asked.
The toddler looked at the new vegetable, then at me and proceeded to throw the cauliflower on the floor one by one. When she finished she happily returned to eating her macaroni.
There were so many memories in that box. I couldn’t help but wonder if future generations will be missing out on the joy of thumbing through printed photos.
We can never free ourselves from habit. But we can replace bad habits with good ones. — Steven Pressfield
I tried. I really did. I did my best to still stay on top of child-rearing, maintain a healthy relationship and keeping up with friends and family while also holding down a job. Despite my best efforts, I’ve come to the realization that I’m kind of a flake.
With temperatures in the upper 80s and 90s it’s important to take extra precautions in the heat and sun, especially for children. Here are a few tips to help you and your kiddies stay safe.
I read to her when she was a newborn and I felt silly talking to a baby who didn’t understand me. I read to her when she was a few months older and got bored a few sentences in. I continued to read to her when she thought books were only good for eating.
Grains, especially wheat, have gotten a bad rap the past few years.
Failure: many of us view it as something to be feared, but it’s actually a necessary ingredient for growth.