Loss: How I Explained Death to My Toddler

In the last few weeks I have had three deaths in the family. Each being significant to me in there own way. The most recent being the absolute most difficult, most difficult out of all losses I have experienced. Meme (my dads mother) passed away this past week after a long battle. She was such … Continue reading Loss: How I Explained Death to My Toddler

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Day 3: my day in bullet points

Woke up to a bed full this morning. Mommy, daddy, sky and Lou Lou joined Then we at breakfast in bed. A nice nutritious meal of pop tarts and cereal 🤷‍♀️ I finally got motivated and took a shower and got dressed Sky took a nap. Me and Joey relaxed while watching tv. Time to … Continue reading Day 3: my day in bullet points

PARENTING: UNDERSTANDING AND HANDLING YOUR CHILD’S UNIQUE PERSONALITY

If you are like me and have a toddler, I feel your pain. Those of you who have raised your children into teens or even adults now, I applaud your strength and patience (whats your secret?). Nothing about this parenting thing is easy and unfortunately, kids don't come with an instruction manual.(it would be helpful … Continue reading PARENTING: UNDERSTANDING AND HANDLING YOUR CHILD’S UNIQUE PERSONALITY

Playing with sky: kids say the darnedest things

Today we decided to play outside since it wasn't too cold, and while we we're playing I couldn't help but write down some of the stuff Skylar was saying, she is too funny. "you can play after, but you gotta wait your turn .""NO! I wanted to get it! ""I think I wanna slow down"

Dads perspective on parenting: Q&A with my Bf

Okay so my boyfriend isn't Sky's biological father, but in more ways then not he is 100% her dad. He does everything for us and we are so lucky to have him in our lives. I wrote down fifteen questions and wrote word for word his answers 1. Q) Do you enjoy being a parent? … Continue reading Dads perspective on parenting: Q&A with my Bf

5 ways to know you’re raising a threenager

Living with a threenager is extremely exhausting and satisfying all wrapped in one. As much as they drive you crazy they r too cute to be mad at. I asked my threenager a couple of questions and this is word for word her answers: Me: what's your favorite thing to do? Sky: paint, I like … Continue reading 5 ways to know you’re raising a threenager

Mental Illness and Becoming a Parent. Will it make or break you?

Being a 25 year old unmarried mother to a beautiful, strong, smart 3 year old daughter has so much judgement attached. Nothing about being a young mom is easy, especially when you look even younger than your age (people tell me I look anywhere from 14-17 on a daily basis. Then add mental illnesses to … Continue reading Mental Illness and Becoming a Parent. Will it make or break you?