Children
Leah

Sophie Turns 4 Today!

Sophie turned 4-years-old today. While it’s amazing to see the excitement on her face, it is bittersweet to me. Sweet because she’s another year older

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Family
Leah

My Beloved Homemade Dollhouse: A Tribute to My Mom

To my mom … Happy Birthday! My mom is one of the most creative people I know. She can take an ordinary box, jar lid

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Children
Leah

Sophie’s Quest for the Pink Tent

Sophie was on a mission. During a Thursday afternoon trip to Target last month, she stumbled upon a pink playhouse tent. Upon seeing the little

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Children
Leah

The First Day of School (2011)

Sophie has come a long way since her first day of preschool last September.  She’s nearly 4-years-old. She is quite a bit taller and her

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Children
Leah

You Know You’re a Parent When …

You’re more excited than your kid when new episodes of Dora and Diego air. You’re thrilled beyond belief to go two days without bodily fluids

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Children
Leah

Thumbs Up, Down and Out (of the Mouth)

I used to think I had it made. My Sophie was one of those good babies who always knew how to calm herself down. All

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Children
Leah

Inspiration from Simple Conversations

I love it when I’m having a conversation and the person I’m talking with says something so profound and poetic that it just makes me

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Children
Leah

The “Joys” of Mother-Daughter Shoe Shopping

There are certain mother-daughter activities that many of us moms think will be filled with bliss. Shopping is one of those activities. More specifically, shoe

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Arts and Crafts
Leah

The Bitter and Sweet of Mother’s Day

This past Sunday was Mother’s Day, the holiday to honor thy mother/spouse/sister/daughter. And while my Mother’s Day was nice, I’ve come to the conclusion that

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