Parenting

Are You Ready For Another Baby?

Are you thinking about having another baby? When are you guys going to start on your second? Doesn’t it just make you want another one? Itty Bitty needs a brother or sister. Umm…     No.           At least for a loooong time. No thank you, no way, I don’t think more »

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My Kid Sucked {guest post}

*Disclaimer: This guest post is written by Tall Dad. The following article is not representative of Mary Larsen’s thoughts or values.  She is not liable for the views expressed in the following commentary. Chances are, however, that if you’re reading this, regardless of your tastes, we probably have at least one thing in common – more »

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Sick Tall Mom

After running errands, and fitting in some play time, Itty Bitty truly had a full day yesterday. I tried to make sure he was eating and drinking enough, but I seemed to have forgotten about myself. At 3:20pm, a massive migraine struck, and I had no choice but to lay down. Itty Bitty was, thankfully, more »

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SURVIVING BIRTH : PADSICLES

A perfectly sweet southern mother in law came into town a few days before her granddaughter was born. She was tidying up the soon-to-be new parents house, and began to put away some frozen items she had bought at the supermarket. She opened the freezer and was shocked to find feminine care products in bags, more »

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It’s Time To Celebrate #CelebrateEveryGoal #shop

It’s been a long past few months,  both emotionally and physically. My health has been sub-par, and I’ve seen my doctors more frequently than I’ve seen my best friends. But this past weekend, Tall Dad and I decided to cast away the gloom and crabbiness. It was time to celebrate summertime, and all of our accomplishments this more »

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Our Trip To Mystic Aquarium

Every night our family goes through the same routine.  It starts with Itty Bitty eating dinner, then said dinner being flung on the ground as a sign of being all done. After that, it’s bath, brush teeth, pajamas, dim lights, read books, sing songs, and finally (more like, hopefully) sleep.  Aside from the bath, Itty more »

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Our Porch is Our Sanctuary

I finally tackled one of my spring goals. Sure, my hands and car were an absolute mess, and my bank account was sporting $25 less dollars than it had previously, but to me – it was worth it. I assembled (with great assistance) my first container garden for our front porch. Our front porch is more »

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