Since I have written about my goals of potty training ‘J’ over the summer and how those plans were unsuccessful, I thought I would provide an update. To some, it may seem weird to be writing about this. But for me, this is a major milestone in this house! Many attempts were made over the … More The Potty Chronicles Continue
Today is ‘J’s’ first day of Pre-K. The big question is: Who is handling it better, me or him? For nursery school last year, he went two days a week for 2.5 hours each day. This year he’s still going 2 days a week but this time for 5 hours. So much time (for me)! … More 1st Day of School Blues
I think something is wrong with my calendar. It seems as though we’re in the last week of August, summer is coming to an end and school starts next week. It went way too fast. I had ideas for the summer, things I would be doing with the extra time we’d have everyday and most … More What Happened to Summer?
This past weekend, we went to a Mets game. ‘J’ has been quite a few times in his 4 years and ‘Baby J’ went once last year. However, this was our first game of the season. We went with my family which meant three kids 4 and under (my niece is right in between the … More Mets Overload
As you know from a previous post, “Mom…Mom….Mama….Mommy,” we waited a long time for ‘J’ to say Mommy and Daddy. From the time he was 1.5, he was obsessed with letters. Before he was 2, he could match puzzle letters to his name spelled out on paper. We had an app on our phones that … More Letter Sounds
I was so excited to hear that Muppet Babies was getting a revival. It was one of my favorites when I was young and I was happy that my kids would get to experience an up to date version. From episode 1, ‘J’ was all in. Most new episodes have come out on Fridays and … More I’ve Been There, Buddy
The Armchair Expert Podcast premiered in February of this year. I have been a fan of Dax Shepard (and of course his lovely wife Kristen Bell) for a long time. If I were to have a celebrity dinner party, they would be on the invite list. And I’ll totally get around to that celebrity dinner … More Armchair Expert