toddler · toddler life · Uncategorized

No Stress Potty Training

My husband and I now have a fully potty trained 2.5-year-old toddler in our midst! And oh does he look so cute in his Mickey Mouse or Lightning McQueen big-boy underwear! The money saved on not having to purchase diapers is nice, finally. Even better, was the ease of it all. No stress has been my… Continue reading No Stress Potty Training

being a mom · first time mom · mom life · parenting · parenting success · sleep training · toddler · toddler life · Uncategorized

Sleep Training a Toddler

After the hurdle of sleep training an infant, I just kind of assumed we were done. Forever. We started sleep training Blake at 4 months old and ever since then he's slept through the night with no regression.  Celebrating this success, I think Michael and I both thought that was it. We were done and the… Continue reading Sleep Training a Toddler

montessori · summer · toddler · toddler life · Uncategorized

Active Summer Activities

It's been so fun watching Blake's personality develop the older he gets. Michael and I often find ourselves laughing until we cry over the things he comes up with. "Guess what daddy? Prince Tuesday's coming to see me!" (Daniel Tiger fans will get that one) "Momma! There's food stuck in my butt!" "I want to… Continue reading Active Summer Activities

being a mom · being a parent · first time mom · parenthood · parenting fail · toddler · toddler life · Uncategorized

Daycare Woes

Blake attends daycare every day, Monday to Friday. He's been attending the same one since he was around 5 months old.  We've never had an issue, and have always been quite happy with everything that has gone on there.  We've had some concerns recently, and after today we are seriously considering moving him.  But, are… Continue reading Daycare Woes

2 year old · asthma · parenting · toddler

Asthma

Sometimes when people ask about Blake being sick (or if he's sick AGAIN), I really exaggerate, and tell them he's been sick his whole life. Obviously untrue, but there are times when it just seems like his reality. He's been sick for almost a month. I thought it was 3 weeks but the doctor informed me today… Continue reading Asthma