All my parenting posts on one page! Read, enjoy and learn from my struggles!

MILESTONES

Sophie’s Quest for the Pink Tent (thumb sucking)

The First Day of School (2011)

Rapunzel, Rapunzel … Time to Cut Your Hair

My First “Mother’s Day”

Bye, Bye Baby (Monitor)

A Big Girl Now (fully potty-trained)

Milestones (Graduating to a Toddler Bed)

The Rewards of Choosing Quality Time (potty training)

STRUGGLES, LESSONS AND HUMOR IN PARENTHOOD

Work, Marriage and Family: Navigating the Balance

You Know You’re a Parent When …

Thumbs Up, Down and Out (of the Mouth)

Inspiration from Simple Conversations

Do YOU Know What a Javelina Is?

The “Joys” of Mother-Daughter Shoe Shopping

The Bitter an Sweet of Mother’s Day

Children’s Nightmares and Changed-Up Sleeping Arrangements

Struggles in Parenthood

Father Time is Just Cruel

Choosing My Parenting Battles

The Quandary of Vacation Relaxation and Children’s Television

Motherhood and the States of Flux

The Sacrifices We Make For Our Children

A Mother’s Day Ode to the “Bad Mother”

Stopping to Smell the Pine Needles

Opting Out of Dirty Playground Dates

TEACHABLE MOMENTS

What is God? — And Other Religious Questions from Children

Childhood Lessons in Money

Lessons in Motherhood from Halloween Costume Choices

How Do You Explain Death to Children?

Becoming a Parent After 2 1/2 Years

Gender Distinctions Start Early … Really Early

FAMILY DYNAMICS

Loving (and Liking) Your Children

Is One Really the Loneliest Number?

What’s Wrong With One?

SOPHIE IN ALL OF HER SPLENDOR

“I Want a Book With Letters In It”

Things You Don’t Want to Hear from Your Child

A Flare for the Dramatic

Over the Rainbow to Sophie’s 3rd Birthday

My Mommy Interview

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