There is one pretty important lesson that I NEED to teach my kids, and that is to manage their expectations when it comes to being an adult. Yeah, it’s all fun and games when you are a student, living in your own place and making your own rules while mom and dad cover the bills […]
Wow, I haven’t written one of these since Mikayla was 5-years old, which is odd as they are always so popular. Anyway, I have been writing little snippets of her wisdom down whenever I get a chance, and then I file them away in my memory box. She has changed so much, and the […]
Quite a while ago I wrote a blog post on what no-one tells you about having a baby boy… turns out I knew NOTHING. There is so much more. Boys are freakin’ weird. So here is the updated version, seeing as Knox is now almost 2-and-a-half years old and I have so much to add now that […]
When I first found out during my second pregnancy that I was having a boy, I was over the moon… but terrified. Having only sisters and my first child being a daughter, I had no idea what to do with a little stick wielding, mud eating boy! Turns out it really isn’t that bad. […]
Before I had kids, I was a brilliant expert parent. I was so good at it that I dished out my judgement left right and center (in my head of course, it’s only the right thing to do) while observing other people with their kids. Point is, I used to say “When I Have Kids, […]
If you have any large, visible tattoos, you have no doubt experienced the stares, comments, and physical accostings from strangers trying to get a better look at them. It comes with the territory, people are interested and find it odd or exciting.