The Mom Dry January

This January, I’ve decided I’m going to try to abstain from alcohol and participate in “Dry January.” In case you are not familiar, Dry January started in the United Kingdom in 2013. It was inspired by a marathon runner, Emily Robinson, who had given up drinking in January of 2011 to prepare for her upcomingContinue reading “The Mom Dry January”

Here is how I fostered my son’s already existing love for each other in three steps

My older son was always interested in his baby brother. He wanted to be by him and play with him. He never was that toddler or preschooler to fawn over his little brother, though, and that, of course, is fine, not everyone is a baby person. However, I realized by the time the little oneContinue reading “Here is how I fostered my son’s already existing love for each other in three steps”

DIY Bath Bombs

I’m not a very crafty person, but I do enjoy making bath bombs as gifts for the Holiday.  There are a couple reasons why.  One, they are expensive if you buy them store-bought.  I haven’t done the math, but there is no way you aren’t saving money by making them at home.  The next reason is I am inContinue reading “DIY Bath Bombs”

What I Learned Only After Having a Baby: People don’t suck!

I remember a very stressful shopping trip with my toddler and 2-month-old. I realized after it was too late how hard it was to reach in the cart while wearing a baby carrier. Compounding, this was trying to keep my toddler’s demands about pushing credit and scanner buttons to a minimum. I started to feelContinue reading “What I Learned Only After Having a Baby: People don’t suck!”