Tag: parenting

And it cools down a bit, then a new Fall rolls… I don’t wanna leave my porch, for the way the grey skies against the earthy colors of mums and pumpkins feel right now, like nothing but heaven. ‪#‎mums‬ ‪#‎Fall‬ ‪#‎pumpkins‬ ‪#‎porch‬

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Just another morning

I was getting dressed in the morning and I saw Lu peeking under the sheets.  “I am still sleeping,” she snubbed as she covered her head and disappeared completely in the duvet. Ha! SHE demanded more sleep- from ME!  What a great opportunity I have. To revenge…

When I grow up

Lu (while tying her shoes to go to school): mama, when I grow up and I have a child can I bring my child with us to the picnic to the lake? Me: of course! (And my mind is going ‘oh she loves the…

How to be a rocking single mom

This is a minimalist guide for rocking single motherhood. 1) Think that it’s temporary: No one is a single mom to the rest of their lives, because guess what, children grow! 2) Don’t spend your time grieving about some alternate reality: instead, make the…

Where do babies come from?

So Lu popped the question this afternoon, on our way back from the pool… “Mama, so when we want a baby does a baby just grow in our tummy, only because we want one?” “No, a baby comes from both a man and a…

Picnics

We are back in town and spending most of our weekends at the lake. Lucero had this fantasy of a picnic basket on a picnic blanket on the grass. She probably saw it in the cartoons because neither us nor our friends are that…

Accidentally hurting your child

I tossed the iPad to Lucero and it landed straight on her nose. The next thing is blood gushing out from everywhere, she’s choking on her blood, and we’re at the ER. On our way to the hospital she said, while holding a completely…