Mommyhood

5 THINGS I LEARNED FROM MY 92 YEAR OLD GRANDFATHER

Hosting Thanksgiving this year meant being in the presence of one of my favorite people: my 92 year old Grandfather.  Below are 5 things I've learned from him: 5.  Silence is OK.  This generation seems to be content with utter and complete silence (including mental quietness, too.)  No scrolling on social media, no mediocre small talk, no background football ...

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Life & Style, Mommyhood

RETHINKING A POST-BABY BODY

About three months after having my first baby I was all consumed with getting my "before-baby" body back.  Well, that's not entirely true.  I was all consumed with diapering and nursing and worrying and not sleeping.  But in the back of my head, the thought got stuck in there like a piece of chewed gum ...

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OH THE PLACES WE’VE DIAPERED!

Oh the places we've diapered! In a restaurant, in a bar, where are the diapers? Oh there they are.  We mistakenly dropped them on the floor, {maybe we shouldn't have had two more.}  We tell ourselves it's quite okay 'cause our baby needs a bath anyway.  Back at the table, quick as a fox, feeling proud no ...

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Mommyhood

5 PLACES NOT TO TAKE YOUR (SPIRITED) KID

They are bright, keenly aware, and hyper sensitive.  We wouldn't have it any other way. But you might want to avoid bringing them to these 5 places: 5. A Hibachi Restaurant Unless you want to spend the entire meal coaxing them out from under the table.  The same table that happens to be on fire. 4. Dropping Off Flowers To Someone Who ...

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How do you multi-task better with kids? Take a glass of wine in the shower with you.

— @KristinQuinnMom