Category Archives: bathroom

Only a Parent…

Only a parent can be enjoying a dinner of black beans & rice, leave the table to wipe a little one’s rear end, and then return to the table to enjoy a chocolate pudding dessert – all without a wince … Continue reading

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Princess Potty & More Potty Training Books

A few weeks ago I told you of Caroline’s completion of potty training (yeah!) so today I thought I’d share with you some of the books we read during this process. Princess Potty by Samantha Berger (there’s a Pirate Potty … Continue reading

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Mom Thought

Why is it the only time your kids do a thorough teeth brushing, including flossing and mouth wash, and lasting ten times longer than normal, is when you are running fifteen minutes late and must get out the door? Have … Continue reading

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Potty Training – Done!

We are done potty training! And by we I mean WE. It was certainly a team effort made only possibly by Caroline finally deciding to GO in the potty all the time. Plus a little trip I took. And when … Continue reading

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July Goals Revisited

Unbelievably, it’s already August, which means it’s time to update you on the progress of my July goals. Add item to etsy shop – Check! I added the “All About Me” form for kids to fill out. Clean Out Game Closet … Continue reading

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I’m taking the day off from blogging today to clean. When your SON tells you he thinks it’s time to clean the bathroom, you know you’ve ignored the task for too long.

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I’m spending the day finishing up painting our guest bathroom – finally one goal will be complete this month. We chose Copen Blue from Sherwin Wiliams. I like it the more that I see it – started a little too … Continue reading

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Rub-a-dub dub, 2 kids in a tub! Have a bubbly weekend!

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Have you ever been so focused during a diaper change that while scrubbing the poop off your child’s behind you fail to realize you are flattening them like a pancake until they yell out, “Mommy squish me!”  No? Me neither.

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My Son Said It

What I thought was just being tired from visiting with a friend turned out to be pneumonia today for my 9 year old. One trip to the doctor’s office, one trip to the lab for blood work, one trip to … Continue reading

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