parenting

10 Signs Your Kid is Ready to Potty Train


No one ever said that parenting would be easy. And no one said that potty training would be fun. It’s messy, it’s stinky and it comes with a lot of laundry. If there’s one thing that I’ve ever dreaded, it’s potty training! I mean, you’re excited to stop buying nappies but not so much excited… Continue reading 10 Signs Your Kid is Ready to Potty Train

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Homeschool · parenting

Things People Assume When I Tell Them I Homeschool


I’m fairly new to the homeschool business. I’ve only been homeschooling for a couple of months now, and although the first couple of days (weeks!!) were the hardest, we’ve all adapted to this new life at home and we’re enjoying it. I want to say that all days are perfect, but that would be a… Continue reading Things People Assume When I Tell Them I Homeschool

letters · parenting

Welcome to Toddlerhood, Gremlin!


Dear Gremlin, Welcome to toddlerhood, my boy! I honestly can’t believe we’re already here. Two years old already? Ever since you were a little tiny human, your personality just shone through. The happy, almost always smiling red cheeked kiddo. The one that’s always trying to be funny and cute because you’ve figured out that that… Continue reading Welcome to Toddlerhood, Gremlin!

lifestyle · parenting

The Day I Made a Decision for Change


Recently I’ve been doing some thinking about my life, specifically the relationships I have with people. Which made me see things in a more transparent manner because I realized how much dead weight I was carrying with me. Dead weight might seem like a harsh word to use, but honestly, that’s how it felt; feeling… Continue reading The Day I Made a Decision for Change

parenting

This Mother’s Day, Let’s EMBRACE Our Strength


Before I became a mama, I read and researched anything and everything I could to make sure I was prepared for our Monster. While it prepared me in theory (although some days I couldn’t remember anything I had read), it didn’t prepare for everything. The days that flowed into weeks of sleepless nights, the teething… Continue reading This Mother’s Day, Let’s EMBRACE Our Strength

parenting

16 Things to Love about Your Newborn


With Gremlin and Monster's birthdays around the corner, I found myself thinking about how much they have grown up again. I think about this often actually, but when birthdays are around the corner, it's just filled with so many more emotions.  Which usually takes me down memory lane where I go through every one of… Continue reading 16 Things to Love about Your Newborn