From that first moment, when you find out that you are expecting you start to read dozens of books about your pregnancy. What size of fruit the baby is every week to the benefits of reading to your little one. However, that moment when you get into that car for babies first car ride, and you see the hospital disappearing in the rearview window! It hits you! You have not prepared for how to take care of that little one!
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When your toddler looks at you with that fire in their eyes and the devil eyed grin on their face, you can tell that they are just thinking “dare me…” Their toes just inches for the edge of the couch as they tower there waiting to leap until you lock eyes with them.
The terrible two’s, it’s not a myth! It’s a real thing! They are trying to learn about the world around them, seeing what the limits are and how far they can push them. It’s hard!
I find myself countless times a day saying “NO”. No you can’t have more juice, no the dog is not to be ridden on, no you cannot color on the table… the list goes on.
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Those BIG tear-filled eyes looking up at you, asking “shot?”. Every mom out there hates seeing their child in pain. We know it’s for their benefit; however, you try to explain that to a toddler! There can be a lot of anxiety over going to the doctor for a child, in fear they may need a shot. And the minute you tell them “no, not this time”; The doctor will order a blood draw, making you the liar! Continue reading “Five Tips for Kids Getting Shots”
If these old shoes could talk…
Some people just see a pair of mud stained shoes with frayed laces. They see thinning soles and the weathered fabric. Yes, these babies have done their time. Have earned their retirement for sure.
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That sweet smell of sunscreen that immediately transports you to your favorite childhood memory of summer. The rays of sunshine on your skin that feels so good. The trace amount of sand in your shoe and the sweet giggle of kids running in the bright green grass…. Summer is here!!
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