The Good, Bad And Ugly Of Having Two Kids Under Two

With Jessica Simpson allegedly pregnant again, giving her a soon-to-be two kids under two, and a couple of my friends recently receiving positive pregnancy test results while they still have infants in the home, I figured what better time to share what I know as a veteran (ha!) mom of kids less than two years […]

20 Things You Need To Get Through The First 5 Years Of Young Motherhood (Items 16-20)

Read items 1-5, 6-10 and 11-15 here. 16) One good friend who has a kid that’s older than yours. You need to know what’s coming down the pipeline. When my daughter was three, Lord have mercy I was convinced that life would never get better. She was moody, grumpy and she seemed even more strong-willed […]

20 Things You Need To Get Through The First 5 Years Of Young Motherhood (Items 11-15)

Read items 1-5 and 6-10 here.  11) A calendar system that works for you. You have to be organized. I repeat. You have to be organized. I am working on this, because there are 11,000 little bits of information that I need to be able to recall on a daily basis. Am I the snack […]

20 Things You Need To Get Through The First 5 Years Of Young Motherhood (Items 6-10)

Read items 1-5 here.  6) A guaranteed pick-me-up. Stress is something that comes along with the territory. If your kids don’t listen, or money’s tight, or work is driving you crazy, you need something that you know will help you release that stress that builds up. I just suffered through it until one day I’d […]

Accepting The Kids You Have, As They Are

My daughter is incredibly shy. Like her mother was at that age. I’m still very quiet in most social situations and learning how to “stand out” has been an ongoing lesson for me. So when I see her doing some of the same things I used to do, I kind of want to “change” her. […]