Category: parenting

Three going on fifteen or why my new name is “mooooooom”

Little Miss, 3, 1/2 is back to calling me “mom” instead of “Mama” and saying it like an annoyed and spoiled teenager. “Oh Moooom.” “Mooooom, watch me.” “No, I don’t want that for dinner, Moooom.” It’s seriously like she’s 3 1/2 going on 15 some days. And boy does she have my moodiness tendencies, much to my disappointment. One day last week she made … Read More Three going on fifteen or why my new name is “mooooooom”

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Real life parenting moments

I’m in the kitchen trying to perfect a Ree Drummond recipe but every few moments my oldest is shouting that the cat is on his Lego table knocking pieces off to smack around on the floor or the youngest is holding an empty bowl and asking me when she can have “port top” (pork chop). She’s looking up at me like a child from … Read More Real life parenting moments

Yes, Virginia, there really are Stay At Home Dads

You are about to hear a question.   It may amuse you. It may shock you. It might make you angry. It will definitely confuse you.   I get it. I felt all of those things the four times someone has asked me the question. I was at a park with my daughter the first time I heard it, a lovely, sunny day. “How … Read More Yes, Virginia, there really are Stay At Home Dads