I don’t think I need to tell you that winter is HARD some days but, guys, winter is hard some days. I’ve had pretty much exactly enough cold days, icy … Continue reading What’s Saving My Life Right Now.
When people ask me how long we’ve lived in Wisconsin, I quickly consider the age of my daughter before responding and it always catches me by surprise. We’ve lived here … Continue reading Don’t Blink: Her 8th Birthday
We just finished a session of swim lessons at our favorite pool. I love this place for it’s oh so small class sizes, incredible teachers and lessons that include everything … Continue reading Swim Lessons: Underwater Pictures and Mom-commentary
So about this time four years ago I asked the kids a bunch of super deep questions about life and shared them with you. I thought I’d ask the kids the … Continue reading Then and Now: Deep Questions To Ask Your Kids.
Dystopian novels are one of my absolute favorite genres of literature but it’s a heavy genre that is hard to recommend to your own children. Like, I loved The Hunger … Continue reading 5 Dystopian Novels for Middle Schoolers.
Every year we go to my husband’s office on New Years Day (sometimes New Years Eve) and explore some of the new buildings and take some family photos. Each building … Continue reading Then and Now: Family Photos
Dear MM, I wanted to apologize for the quality of our afternoons over the last few weeks. Is it weird for me, your mother, to be apologizing for bad behavior? … Continue reading On mothering in the Septembers.
My kids go back to school in like 27 days which sounds absurd but also appropriate because we’ve been out of school since Memorial Day and we’ve had a fun … Continue reading 6 Favorite Memories of Summer 2016 (So Far)
I was reading this article at Nutrition Stripped about how she creates her morning routine because don’t all mothers wish the mornings ran more smoothly? I definitely see room for … Continue reading My Morning Routine: Keeping it Real
We have no shortage of summer reading programs here, some better than others (Barnes and Noble’s took roughly twelve minutes; a local used bookstore is strictly keeping track of minutes … Continue reading Summer Reading B-I-N-G-O!
The kids are officially on summer vacation and that means that Pinterest is blowing up with bucket lists again and my blog feed is full of ways to make the … Continue reading Our Summer un-bucket List.
“Wow, you are really high!” I said, somewhere in the middle of impressed and anxious. “Why don’t you come down now, you’re making mommy a little nervous.” “Not yet, mommy, … Continue reading Fearless.