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Our New Sleep Routine

Dear Mia, About 2 months ago, we said “bye” to the crib and got you a big girl bed.  And I do mean, big girl bed – it’s a full size bed.  In the crib, you looked enormous.  Like a 30 year old sleeping in a crib.  Now, in the bed, it looks like a…

Please Keep Helping Me

Dear Loveys, I read another mom’s blog post today that so deeply connected with me and how i’ve been feeling lately that I wanted to share it with you.  It hit me the other day that, Dylan, this is your last year before “real” school.  No more pre-school.  We’ll have a schedule, a stricter schedule,…

My Diva

Dear Mia Brielle Abram, Uh oh, mommy is using your full name – that can’t be good. You are such a spirited child.  I love that about you.  But when you have a tantrum, that spirit is right there, lock and step with you.  Here’s how the morning played out: Mia – I want cereal…

Elect Me

Dear Loveys, Today is 11/9/16.  Today is the first day of Donald Trump’s elected 4-year Presidency.  A lot of mommy’s, like myself, woke up this morning wondering “what do I say to my kids today?”  It’s now 8:12pm and the words are starting to come to me.  This is what I have to say to…

School Picture Feelings

Dear Baby, I don’t know how to describe what I felt when I opened up your first school picture packet.  You have SO much personality and this picture captured it so perfectly.  You are 2.  Newly 2.  Only a month into it.  You say “I love you” with such genuineness and so spontaneously.  Never provoked…

Bye Toddler, Hello Big Girl

Mia, Today was the first day of school.  Today wasn’t supposed to be a big deal for you.  The plan, as we understood it, was that you would be continuing in the same Toddler class you had been in since May and once you turned 2 in mid-Sept would then transition to the 2-year old…