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7 Stages of Preparing for House Guests When You Have Kids

7 stages of preparing for house guests when you have kids

Having house guests is always fun. Lots of quality time, lots of laughs, and lots of extra hands to steer your children away from the stove. The challenging part is the preparation leading up to guest arrival day. When you Read more…


I Want To See You Be Brave

A lesson in being brave, from a two year old who loves The Little Gym

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt We’re supposed to teach our kids the important stuff. But all too often they end up teaching us, Read more…


Newborns are Inconsiderate – Funny & Helpful Guide to Parenting Newborns

Funny and helpful guide to parenting newborns for first time parents.

I love my kids with every ounce of my being. But let’s face it, when they were in the newborn stage they were a touch inconsiderate of my needs. In the great debate of nature versus nurture, the ability to Read more…


There’s Nothing Terrible About Two

2 year old petting zoo birthday party

I distinctly remember sitting up in bed at night while pregnant with Norah panicking about the idea of having two kids incredibly close in age. How could I take care of two babies? How will I physically carry both of Read more…


When You Give a Mom a Lactation Cookie – Quinn’s Cookies Are Making Milk!

In this post N is for “nepotism,” but N is also for “Never have I ever had a cookie this delicious before and I’m really sad that I’m not currently eating one of these cookies.” While I’m not currently in Read more…


Summertime, And We’re Straight Up Exhausted

Summertime and we're straight up exhausted

I love summer. Probably even more than LFO loved summer. And my love has grown even stronger with the addition of kids. Sidewalk chalk, toddlers rocking bathing suits, minimal zipping and buttoning of outwear – adorable and easy and glorious. Read more…


43 of the Funniest Parents on Twitter

43 Hilarious Parents on Twitter

Twitter is to funny parents as Instagram is to really beautiful people who are somehow always on a beach. It’s where we shine. Where we can really spread our wings and fly. Where we can say “huh, I wonder if Read more…


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