Bumpdate: 26 weeks!

I can’t believe this is the fourth time I’ve been here. Every pregnancy feels like a brand new experience. Went to my lovely OB today. She said everything looks great! Blood pressure is… Continue reading

Mom Friends

My best friend from high school, Taylor, was in town from Chicago this week and stopped by for dinner tonight. It has been a couple of years since the girls have seen her,… Continue reading

Three Day Method, My A**

It doesn’t feel like that long ago I potty trained Ruthie (probably because it wasn’t). I wrote a post on it here. It was a long and arduous process. I made many rookie… Continue reading

A Very Belated Transition to the Toddler Bed

Yes, my three year old just transitioned from her crib to her toddler bed this past Christmas. We have been very fortunate in that none of our girls have been crib escape artists.… Continue reading

Weird Things People Say to Parents of all Girls

When my husband and I got married, we were curious to find out what our family would look like. I come from a family of practically all girls and girl cousins (my mom… Continue reading

If Ruthie had an Instagram

Every month or so, I try to take a Saturday to have a mommy daughter date with Ruthie or Rosie. My saintly husband will usually watch the girls for a while on the… Continue reading

If You Haven’t Got Anything Nice to Say . . .

This has been on the forefront of my mind ever since Ruthie started listening more carefully to us and repeating what she has heard us say. We have really had to tread carefully… Continue reading

Bumpdate: 23 weeks

These bumpdates are going to be spontaneous at best, because I have gotten some complaints from my family. Apparently, they feel weird recommending my blog to their friends and acquaintances if I have… Continue reading

Another Bass First Birthday Party Down for the Record Books!

Wren had her first birthday party today, and my MIL was kind enough to send me some pictures. I always am so ridiculously busy when we have parties at the house. I have… Continue reading

How to take a toddler to a public restroom

Congratulations! You have successfully potty trained your toddler. No more flushing (pun intended) your money down the money pit called diapers! No more gagging as you change an especially precocious bowel movement! You… Continue reading