he runs circles around us

To say that Josh is articulate would be a gross understatement. Not that I take any credit for this phenomenon, (well, maybe a little) but he has a good vocablulary and is relatively easy to understand for a 2.25 year old. Last weekend we went (drove!) to New Jersey...

suitcase game

I took a trip. I took a trip to California. I took a trip to California with my toddler. I took a trip to California with my sick toddler. I took a trip to California with my sick toddler BY MYSELF…..and in my (carry-on) bags I packed: • three small containers...

driven to distraction

I’m driving down the road singing Old MacDonald at the top of my lungs, trying to keep an eye on the road while reaching behind me to retrieve a sippy cup for my crying toddler. This is an everyday occurrence. God forbid my cell phone chime off at this point. Even if...

velociraptor baby

We recently returned from our first cross country trip. Windham to Manchester: 2 hour drive. Manchester to Chicago: 3 hour flight, plus 1 for layover. Chicago to Seattle: 4 hours. Seattle to Bellingham: 2 hours. Don’t forget the 3 hour time difference! Did I...