Motherhood is hard. It can be exhausting and monotonous and, sometimes, totally overwhelming. But watching these two babies together warms my heart, soothes my soul, and saves my sanity.
Yes, it's true that parenting is no picnic. In fact, it's work. But it's incredibly inspiring and tremendously rewarding work, and I wouldn't have it any other way.
The most fulfilling part of my day is when my three year old hand hands my 16 month old part of his cookie; or when my little one leans in for a big fat lip kiss. They strive to make each other laugh and they never tire of cuddles.
Yes, the brother-sister bond is real and strong. They giggle, they play, they fight, and they love. As a mom (and a sister, myself) I know nothing is more important that family, and I see my children learning this life lesson every single day.
Keeping your New Year's resolutions
The New Year is off to a fresh start, and many of us are committed to doing something or many things with more intention this year. But it's tough to stay on track. In fact, “Quitters Day”, which falls on January 14th this year, is the day when most people give up. How can you ...read more
Kids in the Kitchen: Mini Banana Waffle Pies With Peanut Butter Dipping Sauce
School has started back for many (us included!), and today's Kid's in the Kitchen recipe makes for a perfect breakfast or after-school snack. We made ours for an after-school snack the other day and my second grader loved it. We call this recipe Mini Banana Waffle Pies With ...read more
The Best Overnight French Toast Recipe
We've hit the winter lull--that lengthy stretch of season with no plans, no parties, nothing to do, and nowhere to go. I have to admit that at first, I welcomed the quiet obligation-free weekends of January. After the nonstop hustle-bustle pace of November and December, my family ...read more
Today is National Siblings Day. We've rounded up a few of our favorite fashion picks for boys and girls (like my kiddies!) from Burt's Bees Baby. (Don't my babies look precious?) These sweet and soft—and totally organic—styles are perfect for brothers and sisters who like to have fun first and snuggle later!
1. French Terry Dress, $23 / 2. Crochet Dress, $49.95/ 3. / 3. Dip-Dye Coverall, $19/ 4. Floral Ruffle Coverall, $17/ 5. Dip-Dye Hoodie, $22/ 6. Mountains Raglan Tee, $17/ 7. Finishing Quote Tee, $15/ 8. Long-Sleeve Collar Shirt, $23/ 9. Loose Pique Pant, $15/
Oh, and yes, they frequently just get silly together... Happy National Siblings Day!
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