I've been asked for an update on our childcare situation for some time now and had every intention of writing about it, but kept putting it off. Upon...

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An Update on Lilly’s Battle with Anxiety

For awhile, I thought my legacy with this blog would be writing about miscarriage (surviving, moving on, conception) or struggling to breastfeed (breast is best follow up). But,...

How We Conquered Oliver’s Sleep Regression

We were spoiled with Lilly. And we knew it. She was an easy baby. A dream, really. She ate well, played nicely and quietly, would sit and read...

How I Knew It Was Time to Break Up With My...

The last story I wrote about hiring help for my children seemed to have a fairytale ending. After agonizing over the decision to seek help and all the...

An Emotional Update on Lilly

Last I left you, Lilly was progressing and we were hopeful. Well, like most things in life, it had to get worse before it got better. Gymnastics is still...

Dean Sheremet’s Daddy Files: The Announcement

Dean Sheremet is going to be a dad. It's a lifelong dream come true but it hasn't exactly happened the way he originally envisioned (does it ever?). As...

My Rock Bottom Play Date

This was a post- and a party- that was intended to be titled “Lilly’s Pretty Sweet Play Date” but, I’m not gonna lie to you guys, it brought...

The Nanny Guilt is Real: Why I Hesitated Hiring Help

For the first 22 months of my daughter's life, I barely left her side. In fact, she was the reason I chose to forgo my burgeoning career as...

How We’re Helping Lilly Through a Tough Time

Lilly was a super star baby. Slept through the night at 8 weeks and continued to sleep like a champ, taking epic naps in addition to her full...

My Brave Little Boy’s Big Surgery

I'm pretty sure on the list of every parent's nightmares is having their child put under. It certainly was on mine. Well, we've recently crossed that off and...

Catering Christmas: One Daughter’s Story of How She Lost Her Mother...

Life works in interesting ways. Years ago (many more than I'd like to admit), I went to college with a girl named Christie. She was a senior while...

New Life as a Mom of Two

The audacity I have to even write this post two months in... I'm setting myself up for the worse case of karma but a lot of you asked...

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