sick toddler laying on a couch

You’ve Gotta Go There to Come Back

Last week I went to the Type A conference in Alexandria, Virginia. It was my first time away from my whole family for longer than a night in over 3 years! I was so excited to get some time to myself, see friends and family (my sister lives in Maryland), and sleep in a comfy hotel bed without a toddler threatening to wake me in the wee hours of the morning. Like all things worth doing, it wasn’t easy to accomplish, though!

I want a toddler who sleeps through the night.

The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Sleeper

I have no idea what this kid needs from us. I am sure that we’re doing everything wrong, though. It feels like we have tried everything to get him to have good sleep habits and yet…nearly every night involves screaming…

toddler on a swing

Happy Second Birthday To My Second-Born!

It’s been two whole years since this little spitfire shot into our world. He was so chill and easy in the beginning, but we have learned that those first few months of peace were just the calm before the storm.…