It was THAT day. You know the day. The day began when I woke up precisely the moment after I had finally fallen asleep. I had only just fallen asleep because I had been very busy all night checking hot foreheads, cleaning up kids and administering ibuprofen and lying there worrying if maybe I shouldn’t …

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I am guest blogging on Dr. Greene all this week! Each day a different post will go up. Hang in there for the Hippy Mom Confessions…that one will make it worth all the reading! Today, I talk about how our kids’ lives have been different growing up…since our whole life is different now than when …

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This is Grayson’s first professional photo. I think he might be thinking, “You are really letting me leave the hospital with these two clueless people? Really? C’mon! They’ve never even changed a diaper before!” Robb and I are both youngest children. Possibly spoiled. Possibly self-absorbed. We really had no idea what we were getting ourselves into …

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Okay, maybe this isn’t a tutorial. Maybe more of a cautionary tale. But it could be a tutorial if you followed all of the steps outlined below that took me from a Cool-Meeting-Celebrities-Type-Person to a Squealing-Lunatic-Type-Person in just a few easy steps. Once, in public, I saw someone ask Susan Sarandon, “Do you know if …

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We had a very excited first grader this week. We also had visitors this week. My aunt and uncle-who have this biking/traveling lifestyle that Robb and I aspire to recreate someday-came to visit and we had a whirlwind of a couple of days. I think they experienced a lot of the good things our little …

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Yesterday was weird. My to-do list was one of those that even I cracked up over, like, there is no way I was getting all of that done. Yet I still wrote it out and tortured myself with it throughout the day like the overachiever/unrealistic list writer that I am. Things, of course, started going …

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