Tag Archives: parenting boys

what my toddler's tantrum taught me

“Mommy, I NEED chocolate milk! Right now!” I placed the baby in her swing and made my way to the kitchen. “Can you ask nicely, buddy?” “Chocolate milk, pleeeeeease?” He asked as he ran to the fridge, swinging open the … Continue reading

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5 potty training tips for boys (no tears for them — or you!)

When we got Ruby, our now apathetic beagle mix with an under-active thyroid, she was an adorable puppy with floppy ears and big paws. In a newlywed haze, we picked her out of a box on a farm and snuck … Continue reading

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just the way you are

I’ve been a frustrated mom lately. I’ve lost my patience, bubbled over, and felt guilty about it…only to have it happen all over again when the juice cup spills for the fourth time. Joseph likes to watch Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood — a … Continue reading

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the cure to the brokenness

When all else fails, take a picture that captures just how crazy your family is. That’s a saying, right? I read a lot articles online today that made me sad. Stories about our media’s toxic disregard of women. Stories about … Continue reading

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