Category Archives: Toddler Terror
Texas peaches sprout on their own from a compost pile. The case for letting “weeds” grow.View full post »
This post is sponsored by Carter’s. If you like free kids clothes, maybe stick around to check out the $50 giveaway at the bottomView full post »
I got a catalog selling “Back To School” clothes and backpacks yesterday. And then I went to Target and scored 70% off a newView full post »
I started to title this Magic Kingdom For Boys, but that’s narrow. I’m sure there are a lot of girls out there who aren’tView full post »
Yesterday, Mother’s Day, didn’t go very well, and I’m mad.
The kids fought nearly the whole day, the restaurant we choseView full post »
We live in Texas. It’s bluebonnet season. I’m a photographer. I have children.
This is inevitable. Bluebonnet pix 2014,View full post »
“How do you keep your house so clean?”
I get this a lot, which is highly laughable. While I would say we have managed to keepView full post »
When my kids get home from school, it’s like, stop. SHHHH. Don’t. open. your. mouth.
Not before I can shove some food inView full post »
Oh hey there! I’m back from a little break I didn’t intend on taking. Technically, it was spring break here last week. WeView full post »
The first thing the hairstylist asked her was, “Do you want glitter in your hair?”
OF COURSE she did.
The minor issue was theView full post »
Taken with Canon 6D and a Sigma 35 1.4 lens. 1/250 SS, 1.8 f, 400 ISO
Scott: What is this about a… Paci Fairy?
Me: Oh, yeah. So the PaciView full post »
It’s my birthday! The big Three Three. I’m making Scott take me out to lunch today where I intend to drink a bloody mary andView full post »
“If I get to stay home, the house will always be clean, and I can learn to cook such great food,” I said to Scott at some pointView full post »
This commercial stopped me in my tracks the other night. I stood there, arms full of papers and dirty socks and other bits I was attemptingView full post »
I don’t blog very often about Scott, my husband. Largely because I always take the “Is it my story to tell?”approach withView full post »
We did this when she turned one. We celebrated when she was 1 year and 1 month old because her birthday is December 28th.
And a party thatView full post »
Buying a new car before we had kids went something like this:
Commence the exciting adventure the moment our finances allowed. Spend hoursView full post »
Imagine you’re close the end of a long race. You’ve been running all. day. long.
The finish line is in sight. You are literallyView full post »
My kids are 5, 3 and 5 months old. I am 32, but to them I might as well be 120.
I remember what it was like as a kid. 30 seemedView full post »
In a rare move, I decided to make our bed yesterday. As I pulled back the rumpled pile of sheets to smooth them back up, I noticed aView full post »
I know waterproof casts exist because, unfortunately, Leyna broke her arm on New Year’s Eve.
She fell off the GROUND level of aView full post »
Not really, but since 99.9% of the headlines I’ve read since December 20th have presumed to tell me how I should feel and things IView full post »
Our nearly 3 year old is mostly potty-trained. You might be thinking I’m very excited about this. I mostly am.
Except for all thoseView full post »
This is not something I typically do. I’m not really a shopping/fashion/deals blogger, but I’m currently looking online forView full post »
Today has been a pukey, poopy day. Kendall has the flu.
Flu B, as confirmed this morning at the walk-in clinic. So far,View full post »
I’m holding 3 tiny hands, alternating walking with sometimes sprinting and rare moments of complete stillness.
On a crooked road,View full post »
Well, we pulled it off! This Halloween was basically the best ever. And I’m not just saying that because my first ever large scaleView full post »
Hey, Jill. I have a little memo for you to read in about a year. Around the time when summer is kicking your ass and you could cry justView full post »
Another week has passed, and a million things I’ve wanted to tell you all about (okay, at least 27 on my to-write list) sit in myView full post »
“Is his belly button supposed to bleed like that after the cord comes off?”
“I don’t know. Let me GoogleView full post »
“When you’re deaded, and you go to heaven, can you see?”
“Yeah, buddy. I think so.”
“If you can see,View full post »
It was never a question of “if” I would go to college. It was expected of me, and I expected it of myself. I remember talkingView full post »
This pregnancy, my 3rd and final, has likely been the most documented pregnancy when it comes to pictures. I may not have blogged muchView full post »
Back in May, I had the honor of being on the 2013 Listen To Your Mother, Austin cast. I joined 13 other women and one man on a simple stageView full post »
About halfway into this pregnancy, I thought, “Oh, we simply MUST take the children to the beach this summer!” I envisionedView full post »
Edited to add: I feel like I need to clarify this post because, for whatever reason (which is no one’s fault but my own), my toneView full post »