Monday, October 27, 2014
I don't want to get on a soapbox, but will say that it ruffles my feathers when we don't teach sex education and birth control options in schools and then act surprised when people have unplanned babies and STDs. Come on.
Oh, Marcel. You charm the shoes right off me.
We are constantly being reminded of how skewed women's self-image is; this article has a brief history as to why.
Are you looking for a last-minute way to decorate your Halloween pumpkins? Check out these cute ideas.
I am definitely making these with our leftover candy come Saturday morning.
Once August can be trusted with a pair of scissors, we are going to town on some toilet paper rolls.
Friday, October 24, 2014
He'd totally earned a teething biscotti from all that activity.
Monday, October 20, 2014
I hope to be a master of love; this is such a great article on why some relationships flourish and others stay stagnant or disintegrate.
Oh my goodness, word. There are so many wonderful things to look forward to with a new baby, but recuperating from labor and delivery is not one of them.
Y'all, how cute are these masks?
If we're being honest, can't we all just be nice to each other? Why the yelling?
As our society gears more and more toward digital, what are the effects of e-books on kids' developing minds?
Haley got me a couple of prints from this girl for my birthday, and I just noticed that she has temporary tattoos! So fun!
Friday, October 17, 2014
During a particularly rough dinner night, we gave in and let August feed himself some yogurt with a spoon. The transformation was immediate; he just wanted some control over his mealtime. He was such a happy camper and ate bites of his real dinner between 'feeding himself.' Look at that smile!
Monday, October 13, 2014
I am currently poring over names on this website.
These pretzels are on my list of things to make. Soon.
What an excellent list of books to read if you're in a rut!
I'm not usually a big Halloween party fan, but this candy bar is pretty amazing.
This blog post, though not super recent, has been resounding in my head when my priorities seem out of sync with my ideal life. These little moments are the ones that matter so much.
Who knew that breakfasts would be so widely varied for kids around the world?
Friday, October 10, 2014
I am hard at work on August's big boy too, so we can move him in between Christmas and New Year's (after that, we'll start prepping the nursery for the new munchkin). The theme is loosely 'woodland,' and we got his new comforter in this week! He loves sitting up on his new twin bed (a gift from his abuelos) because it is close to the fan in his new room (!!), and extra fun to bounce on his tush. I can't wait to share more pictures as it comes together!
Lastly, today is one of my favorite days of the year, because I get to celebrate my wonderful, sweet, patient, handsome husband, JP! Y'all, where would I be if he hadn't been born? Where would August and Mia be? He roots our family in all the best ways, and I love him more every day! Happy birthday, mip!
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Last weekend, our little family loaded up in the station wagon and hit the road to visit my wonderful little sister and my patient brother-in-law in Florida's capitol. The little man bookended the trip with terrible behavior in the car, but it was worth it to see their awesome new place and spend quality time together!
Monday, October 6, 2014
What cute Halloween costume ideas!
A thought-provoking article about blogger burnout.
JP and I are definitely doing our best to raise a reader.
Oh my goodness, this veggie tofu stir fry is my new go-to dinner item.
Could this father/daughter pair be any cuter?
Some of these are good for adults' body image, too!