5 Quick Tips Regarding Q’s First Dentist Appointment

Q carefully picked a star princess wand. He makes my heart overflow!

National Adoption Month

We appreciate all the social workers, agencies, and adoption supporters!

What Makes For A Really Good Halloween Party?

We cherish spending time with our beloved friends and making memories as a family.

Things That Make You Love and Hate the First Snow

Watching that little tyke be so happy watching the snow, makes being cold and windblown oh so worth it.

Learning Shower Dancing Is Not Difficult At All! You Just Need A Great Teacher!

I’m SURE he’d be up for showing anyone interested how it’s done.

Spread Kindness

Be a good example for our children. Share your kindness every day, even if it’s a small gesture.

The Latest Trend in Being Helpful

Little Q smiles and laughs, throws things when he’s frustrated, and is showing us how helpful he can be, even at almost 21 months.

National Suicide Prevention Awareness

We can all help prevent suicide.

The Heartbreak of Growing Kids

Suddenly, he was too old to have fun with his mother, let alone be seen in public with her.

Simple Guidance to Reduce Stress

It’s okay if the chores take longer than normal this week.

ELIMINATE YOUR FEARS ABOUT EVER USING THE BATHROOM ALONE AGAIN WITH A TODDLER

While crying, he crawled up on my lap, snagged his hair with one hand and grasped mine with the other.

Beware of the Clean House With A Toddler Scam

Practice up on your Photoshop because your charming house will likely not be picture perfect with an active toddler around and that’s okay.

Master Your Dog Door in 5 Simple Steps

Here are 5 easy steps to help even you get through a dog door with skill. Masterfully illustrated by my son, Q.

Trello Managing, well, Everything

All my lists, thoughts, plans, and everything in between contained in one easily accessed app!

Family Glamping

Family getaways always make the work week a little easier.

Become You

Become your best self by trying new things, focusing on wholesome habits, and making moral decisions. Encourage the world to be a better place one decision at a time!

Sloth-like Life

Take a moment to observe what’s going on around you and breathe.

T-Rex Walker

The most adorable T-Rex ever!

Ready for the weekend!

Whatever you decide to do, enjoy your weekend and have some fun!

Adoption Heartbreak

Definitely one of the toughest decisions we’ve ever made.

Make a Change

“It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless.” – L. R. Knost

Unplug Your Life

“If we do not unplug we may miss the small still voice.” – M. Russell Ballard

Monday Thankfulness

Take things one day at a time. Be grateful for everyone and everything you encounter! What are you grateful for?

Outside Boy

Little Q LOVES being outside!

Adoption Update #2

Ready to expand our family!

Kudos to Social Media Moms

I am absolutely delighted with my wild, chaotic, non-stylish lifestyle. That’s me. Be yourself!

Remotes, Fans, and Baby Doll Head

Our precious, entertaining, little mess that keeps this family young and we love every single minute!

Be Grateful

What are you grateful for?

Passionately Organized People

Yes, I’m one, or try to be, of those organize loving people!

Adoption 101

This is just the tip of the iceberg, but feel free to contact me with any questions you might have and I’ll help in any way I can.

Big Brother

More details to come, but we wanted to share our joy!

Lists, Bathtubs, and Faith

My mantra right now is “stay calm and have faith that everything will work out fine”.

Little Q is 1

Life is short so make it count, even if it causes you look foolish. Cherish every moment!!

Christmas Spirit

Remember the Christmas spirit and what this season is really about.

Holiday Traditions

What are your holiday traditions?

Holiday Kindness

A little kindness can go a long way. Share the love!

Blessed

We are sincerely thankful for everything and everyone in our lives.

Live Life

Life is short and it’s the only one you have. Make it count.

Toddler Entertainment

Use these ideas or develop your own versions to keep those little ones learning and entertained!

On a Sober Note

Sometimes a little kindness and hope can go a long way.

Enjoying Little Q

He constantly entertains us and makes us a better family. Sappy, I know.

Toasted Marshmallows and Wet Dog

Make what you do count to those around you!

Real, Genuine People

People in this world need a little more happiness.

Gotcha Day!

Our dreams came true, our prayers were answered, and we have our own little family.

Pool Party!

Cheap entertainment for the entire family!

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Angelique and Baby Paige

A Piece of Me

A little like me, a little like you, and a lot like us!

Rinum's blog

Love, live and cherish

The Virginia Nymph

You have to make your own magic...

Jasmine Stanford - Writer, Teacher, Butt Wiper

Musings, critiques, rants and raves about all things motherhood and writing.

OurGreatestDesire

Our journey with Infertility

mykindofparenting

...I'm just doing my best

When Crazy Meets Exhaustion

My attempt at adult conversation.

Keeping it Real

Smile! You’re at the best WordPress.com site ever

The Bloggess

Bizarre thoughts from author Jenny Lawson - Like Mother Teresa, only better.