So often, we hear what we are doing 'wrong' as parents. Whether this is coming from family members, peers, or from society, it can be exhausting. Sometimes, it's hard to feel like we do anything right for our kids. Parenting is hard. For example, when my son was born in 2011, ACOG considered 37 weeks… Continue reading 10 Things That Make Me a Good Parent
Welcome, 2018! I know, I know, I'm a few days late with this post (what else is new). In all fairness, this transition into 2018 has been BUSY. I've been working a LOT; I've started doing overnights with an absolutely fabulous family (for real, I love them from the bottom of my heart!) and I… Continue reading Here We Go!
It happened. The conversation that I knew was inevitably coming, but was hoping wouldn't happen for a while. A conversation about biological sex and colors. I know, it sounds ridiculous, right? Let me explain. A little girl in my son's class asked him what his favorite color was. He responded "Red is my top favorite,… Continue reading The Color Conundrum
Hey, friends! It's been a good while since I've updated, and for good reason. Irma happened. She came, she saw, she conquered, and even though we didn't see her eye like predicted, we are still reeling in the aftermath. Our area is still about half without power, and residents are trickling back in after evacuating.… Continue reading Hurricanes and Life
Well, it's been another week(+) here in the Reynolds House, and here we are on Labor Day, preparing to start the 3rd week of school tomorrow. This last week was interesting, to say the least. Robert had an excellent week at school, and we've really adjusted well to the new routine. The amount of homework… Continue reading Another Week Gone
Well, the first week of school is over. I'm sitting here on this blustery Saturday, a bit confused at how quickly the week blew by. Overall, the first week was a roaring success for both kids, even though we certainly had our fair share of bumps along the way. MONDAY Monday, Robert started Kindergarten. He was… Continue reading Back to School! Week 1 Recap.
Well, Monday morning is the beginning of a new era in the Reynolds' home. BOTH of my tiny babies (who am I kidding) are going to be at school! Robbie will be in KINDERGARTEN, because time seems to have played some kind of cruel joke on me, and little Charlie will be starting in the… Continue reading The End of an Era