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Autumn So Hard: A Very Toddler Fall

Autumn with toddlers

We’ve been autumning REAL hard. So hard that this is now my second post about fall. Nope, third. Is there any other season that sets such high expectations for appropriate/required activities? If you don’t like the beach, summer gives you Read more…


Sneezing While Driving (And Other Totally Rational Fears)

As Halloween approaches, I’ve been thinking a lot about fear. Our world is pretty scary right now, and that’s a whole other conversation because honestly, world, pull it together… But to give us a slight reprieve from many real fears, today’s Read more…


A Homemade Halloween (Kind Of)

At two years old Jack has decided that he is old enough to pick out his own Halloween costume. Good parents would see this as an exciting and sweet milestone marking a step towards independence. However, I see it as Read more…


There’s a Holiday for That: Excuses to Celebrate Every Day of the Year

Life is too short not to celebrate every chance we get.

This post contains affiliate links. Thanks for your support to keep this blog chugging along! We have a tradition in our family of gifting each other Shutterfly photo calendars for Christmas. They are always my favorite present (except the one Read more…


Full-Contact Easter

As we all know, Easter is traditionally a holiday centered around full-contact no-holds-barred athletic competition. (Wait, no? Really? That’s not a generally accepted way to celebrate the mystery of our faith? Weird.) Our family has never been one to break Read more…