The name game

The name game

In elementary school, I was referred to as “Allison T.” Because I was one of four Allisons in my grade....

How to visit a newborn

How to visit a newborn

At my 3am feeding last night, I read an article that talked about visiting newborns that I thought didn’t have...

6 things I learned about myself after becoming a parent 

6 things I learned about myself after becoming a parent 

Balancing a newborn and 19 month old has its challenges with out a doubt. It’s been just over two weeks...

My dilemma at 3am

My dilemma at 3am

Last night, in unison, our babies woke up. Nora hasn’t been waking up during the night in weeks, but something...

Décor On a Budget: Frames from Michaels

Décor On a Budget: Frames from Michaels

Since we moved into our home almost 2 years ago, Helen and I have been struggling to find time to give...

Airport Survival: Flying with your Infant for the First Time

Airport Survival: Flying with your Infant for the First Time

What should I bring?  How do I book a ticket for my infant?  Should we bring a car seat?  What if he...

The Unplugged Series: Chapter 2: Stimulate Your Child’s Senses With…Real Life

The Unplugged Series: Chapter 2: Stimulate Your Child’s Senses With…Real Life

Like many in our society, I definitely feel that I am a little too “plugged in” to my tech toys, whether it...

Awww Nuts!  Can Your Child Outgrow a Peanut Allergy?

Awww Nuts! Can Your Child Outgrow a Peanut Allergy?

Fantasies I’ve envisioned of making my kid PB&J sandwiches for his school lunch, chowing down together on Thai chicken bowls with...

It Finally Happened

It Finally Happened

We made it 1 year, 6 months, and 28 days before our first poop in the tub incident. Tonight also...

Road Rage: Life Lessons for Our Children

Road Rage: Life Lessons for Our Children

You’re running late.  It took longer than expected to change and dress your little one because he wouldn’t cooperate.  He’s...