last day of maternity leave

Today has me feeling all the feels. I am soaking them both in today. It’s the last time I will ever be able to spend this amount of time with them and while it’s been an exhausting four months with Emma, it has been the BEST four months with Madison. Being with her everyday has…

dear teenage madison…

DEAR TEENAGE MADISON, If you are anything like your mom (and I hope you are so much better than me) you are going to be rebellious and argumentative and think you know everything that’s best for you in this world. I know because I was there. And you might even roll your eyes now, and…

2 year 8 months

striped tee (several colors available) / quilted skirt – on sale now! / fur vest (similar here) / skull & bones toms / glitter purse (latest edition here) your favorite book is dragons love tacos, we read it multiple times a day and it’s my favorite too. a close second for you is this little piggy…

letters to madison

fleece tulle skirt dress / fur vest / fox knit hat / black boots (old, similar here) my 22 month old toddler. i should really just say small human, because that is what you’ve become. you’re transforming into a little girl before my eyes. there isn’t much baby left in there, which makes me one part…

there is no way to be a perfect mother

  it’s really hard to know what’s right and what’s wrong when it comes to motherhood. other than your standards…. don’t hit, don’t bite, don’t lie, don’t throw your food on the floor (especially at a restaurant), respect your elders, don’t pick your nose, and of course do as I say not as I do!…