Yearly Archives: 2011
5 years ago…
We’re kicking off 2012 with a BANG… quite literally. That’s the beginning phase of ourView full post »
When Scott, Kendall, my in-laws and I all started singing Happy Birthday to her after dinner last night, Leyna was very suspicious of theView full post »
Sometimes a friend’s Facebook status is so hilariously true that it immediately becomes Mommy Truth material, like this one my friendView full post »
At right about this time, one year ago today, I was in the middle of a lightning quick 1.5 hour labor. It was fast, but intense. Painful isView full post »
Last Christmas I was massively pregnant, a day overdue, and a major bitch.
If one more person asked me if I’d had that babyView full post »
you’d have seen these pictures already… maybe… except those of you who *are* getting Christmas cards, but probably notView full post »
He wanted to comb his hair all. by. him. self. “Like daddy’s” he insisted. So, whatever, I left him in his bathroom withView full post »
I went back and forth with Jason of Passionfruit Ads all morning and there was NO way we could settle on ten. It was nearly impossible toView full post »
I think not.We waited for 2.5 hours for this guy tonight, and that was with a reservation. But totally worth it.
This is The Big Guy thatView full post »
Parents with a sense of humor have united the last couple weeks in a way that brings a tear to my eye. We are FUNNY. We don’t takeView full post »
Alternatively titled: A Scene From My Life, A Holiday Comedy, Coming To A Theater Near You
Yes we NEED a little Christmas!
Right this veryView full post »
That’s 12 oz. of milk pumped in 12 hours I was away from my baby, straight from the fridge.
People always ask me if I make straightView full post »
I know it’s really late for gift guides and all that, but maybe not. I mean, I’m pretty sure my husband hasn’t bought meView full post »
I’ve had some time since I last told you all about my postpartum anxiety diagnosis. I’ve been on medication (Zoloft, for thoseView full post »
He’s baaaaAAAAckk! After the smashing success of the first 5 Highly Inappropriate and Traumatizing Elf On The Shelf Ideas post,View full post »
Because beauty’s not hard to find this time of year…
And because I want one of you to sparkle and shine in a beautiful newView full post »
I made frosted cookies with Kendall today. It’s not something I do very often, but I felt like, okay, it’s the holidays,View full post »
Okay, confess. Are you feeling frazzled yet? I mean, I know this time of year is all about wonderment and joy and celebration, but it alsoView full post »
Dude, that was so 1997. Sorry.
Anyway, here’s a little shoutout to some folks who are helping me feed my online shoppingView full post »
Refrigerated cookie dough tubes, FTW!
And can I get an Amen to this bit of wisdom from the lovely Mandy from Harper’sView full post »
Well, wow. The last 48 hours have been pretty swell. I’ve been slaving for 4 years over posts on this blog about meaningful thingsView full post »
This Elf On The Shelf thing, have you heard of it? My mom says she had an Elf that watched her and her sisters before Christmas growing up,View full post »
He was supposed to be taking a nap in our room. I put him in our room because I didn’t want him to wake up his baby sister. It was anView full post »
It’s the MOST wonderful tiiiimme of the yeeear!
You know, the time of the year when we make our life one million times harder byView full post »
I was a busy picture taking elf this weekend.
Oh yeah, I took that!
And this one…
And those aren’t even theView full post »
“You only had kids so we could DO YOUR DISHES!”
I’m pretty sure I shouted that at my parents at least a few timesView full post »
I am thrilled to be one of the very first to help Rockin’ Green Cloth Diaper Detergent help announce this year’s LIMITEDView full post »
Now that Leyna is pulling up and crawling, chasing after her perpetually-in-motion big brother, she is trending moreView full post »
Ever heard of green bean bundles? We hadn’t either until my dad met his ex-girlfriend. This was *her* recipe. And while she didn’t lastView full post »
Here’s some love for the folks who are helping me stash Christmas money away this month. A huge thanks to my sponsors for November!View full post »
I got to go to an event this week in Dallas where we talked a little about how video games affect kids, specifically girls.
It wasView full post »
First, I want to thank all of you who have been beyond supportive since I told you all about my postpartum anxiety diagnosis last week. YouView full post »
We’re all still sick over here, sharing germs, and cups and snot. Family bonding at it’s finest. I’m on tissue patrol, inView full post »
I don’t have a time machine.
When I show you this picture, you’re going to be convinced I hoped on board myView full post »