Being Fair…

As a second time mom, something I think about quite often is how to be fair when it comes to the kids. From small things like buying the e-x-a-c-t same baby book for both of them, to making sure they both have their birth shadow boxes, to offering them the same snack (now that Oliver …

We’re Weaning!

All babies are different. Some crawl sooner, some skip crawling, some walk or talk early. There is no textbook baby. There are guidelines out there that help us know when to expect a baby to be ready for certain developments, but as a second time mom, I am much more confident to learn my baby and look …

Magical Two!

Things I want to remember... Penelope turned two years old this weekend. It was such a joy to watch her enjoy her day. She completely understood what was happening. I remember how for her first birthday we were able to wrap her gifts in front of her, ha! This year, we had to hide her …

Breaking the Rules

We had a wonderfully busy weekend. Play dates, game night, visits with family, walks, and just the regular house stuff that needs to get done. My favorite moments though, were the quieter ones. I've been breaking the "rules" lately.  During the kids' midday nap, I have been taking turns bringing them into my room to …