Special boys need special toys?

No, they don’t.  Special boys need parents who are willing to do the work. What a lovely Christmas we had this year.  It was our first Christmas with our baby girl, our kids were spoiled rotten by our family members, and I ate about 35 Italian cookies. Alright, enough about me. I want to talk […]

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5 ways to snuff out Mom Guilt this year.

Today, after I had already gotten to school of course, a snow day was called. What did I do as soon as I returned home for my unexpected day off? I took my kids to the babysitter. I scrolled instagram and saw all of my teacher friends having nice days off with their kids, and […]

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Why I tossed everything I thought I knew about parenting out the window.

Why did I do it?  Because I actually had children. One thing I know for sure is that when you have kids of your own, you toss all preconceived ideas about what you thought you would be like as a parent right out the window. All of them.  Trust me. “I’ll never let my kid […]

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The Meme

I love a good meme. I have read some memes that have made me cry HARD with laughter. And then there are some that just break my heart. Recently, on a meme page that I usually love, I saw a meme that I normally love and share around to my friends posted an extremely hurtful […]

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A new baby, and a new definition of the term “special needs”

We’re back, and we’re a new family completely. A son and a daughter.  It is what I always fantasized about when I was younger. Just over six months ago, my daughter Marley Lynn was born.  In my mind, having another child would be a breeze.  If I went through a surprise diagnosis with Nicholas, and […]

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