The Curious Treehouse Adventure

By | 2017-02-10T17:03:52+00:00 August 9th, 2013|Days Out, Personal|

When it comes to bringing fairy tales to life, the English do it right. Early in July, we loaded up the car with carseats, strollers, picnic baskets and high expectations and set off in search of BeWILDerwood. According to their website, it is "a huge, award winning forest of family [...]

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Summer is for Stay-at-home moms

By | 2017-02-10T17:03:57+00:00 August 8th, 2013|Days Out, Personal|

I have a dirty secret: there are days when I don't want to be a stay-at-home mom. Gasp! It's true. Sometimes I miss going to work, being creative and eating lunch with other adults. Feeding, clothing, changing, entertaining, nursing and [insert 8 million other verbs here] a toddler is exhausting at times

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Attitude check

By | 2017-02-10T17:06:09+00:00 March 8th, 2013|Personal|

Some days are hard. They knock you down, they suck out all your energy and they leave you questioning your abilities. I am blessed beyond measure and I am forever grateful... even when I can't quite see it through my frustration.

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Gumption

By | 2017-02-10T17:06:25+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Personal|

"You've got gumption." The Sarge said this to me the other day after taking the Bacon Bit to a new play group. After I got done laughing at him for speaking like an octogenarian, I thought about what he said. It was actually a pretty nice compliment.

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Sketchpads And Crayons

By | 2017-02-10T17:06:28+00:00 February 27th, 2013|Personal|

We're currently a one-car family so the schedule changes coupled with cold and rainy weather has forced me to get more creative in coming up with activities to entertain myself and the Bacon Bit. After a few days of being stuck in the house, everything starts closing in on you. So, I decided we should do some crafts and I went hunting through the closet for some supplies.

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Cardboard House

By | 2017-02-10T17:06:47+00:00 February 12th, 2013|Personal|

I love cardboard boxes. And now that I have a young'n, I have the perfect excuse to hoard large boxes and turn them into cars, forts, and whatever else I can think up.

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