11 ThisGratefulMama Confessions


Parenting

1. I covet one-on-one time with each child In the morning, I run in to our daughter’s room, change her diaper and whisk her back to my room before she can make a ruckus. I cherish those morning snuggles.  Sometimes if our son is awake, I do it anyway. In the afternoon our son takes a ‘rest’ while our daughter sleeps. We sneak […]

October 5, 2015

5 Questions to Consider When Setting Your Family’s Fall Schedule


Parenting

The fall schedule fills quickly with fun, educational and creative activities. Soon, we overcommit, leaving no margin for rest. How do we decide what to do? I can’t believe my second summer as a stay-at-home mom is finished already. Unlike last year, our mornings were free since our daughter dropped her morning nap. With no scheduled activities, we kept a very loose […]

September 4, 2014