10 Parents You’ll Meet at the Playground

One of the rites of passage in parenthood is spending countless hours at the local playground or park in an attempt to give your children some physical exercise. Once you’ve accumulated enough hours pushing a child on the swings, or […]

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10 Things About Traveling with a Preschooler

When passing through security, you will realize your 5 year-old’s as-yet undiscovered penchant for sharp, shiny objects hidden in his pockets: “Madam, would you like to store this highly dangerous stiletto-shaped gum wrapper for the duration of your vacation?“ Your […]

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Swimming Lessons

In an effort to make sure my older kids didn’t feel short-changed in the time and attention department with the arrival of their new baby brother, I booked them in for swimming lessons once a week at a local pool. […]

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Third Time Around

The baby is six weeks old today, which means the hubs and I have been parents to three children for the same period. As it turns out, being a third-time parent is something of a watershed. It’s the number at […]

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Now We Are Five

It’s been a little over a month since we brought our third baby home. A handful of weeks of figuring out schedules, rummaging through boxes to find baby gear, and coming to terms with the new and frighteningly high volume […]

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