Monthly Archives: January 2013

Mommy needs a timeout!

Okay, most mornings go smooth at my house, but not always. Today was pajama day at Brady’s school and I joked with my husband that that should shave 30 minutes off my morning routine if I don’t have to worry … Continue reading

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Why, oh why, must you ask why?

I survived the “why” stage with Brady with only a few exasperated outbursts of “Because I said so!” I hate that answer and I have always tried to give a real answer when my kids ask why. Brady’s questions were … Continue reading

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On Letting Go…

On Letting Go….

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On Letting Go…

Hello, my name is Jill and I’m a control freak. Parenting is very stressful for control freaks. It’s true. When I had my first son, I brought this tiny little baby home from the hospital and I, insanely, believed that … Continue reading

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Picture Day

Today’s Facebook status:  Family pictures at 11.  Cue circus music. Scheduling pictures involving a 3 month old is stupid.  All of my babies have had a 60 minute time frame after waking in which they are happy and suitable for … Continue reading

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Dropping Off and Picking Up

I don’t work on Fridays so I take all three kids with me to drop Brady at preschool. Today it was raining. The logistics of trying to get a baby in a car carrier, a toddler, and a preschooler across … Continue reading

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Colin’s Birth Story

In honor of Colin being three months old today I’m writing his birth story. On Tuesday, October 9, I was 7 days past my due date. I woke up in the morning to…absolutely nothing. I had a non-stress test scheduled … Continue reading

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Success!

Success! While this is technically my third week back to work, today is the first Monday that I’ve had to drag all three kids out of the house. I drop the littles at my sister-in-law’s and take Brady to school. … Continue reading

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I picked Brady up from school today.

I picked up Brady from school today.  As soon as I pulled in the parking lot, my mom-dar went off and I knew I was in for trouble.  Standing halfway between the door I pick him up from and my … Continue reading

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