On toddlers and the terrific twos

On toddlers and the terrific twos

When we were at the beach in April, I posted this picture of Jackson pointing out into the water after spotting a seagull or a buoy or something equally exciting. To me it captures the very essence of toddlerhood, and it’s one of my favorites. While I’m one of those people who loves the newborn stage, […]

Two kids is easy…and two kids is hard!

Two kids is easy...and two kids is hard

It’s a universal parenting truth: when you find yourself with even one less child than normal for a few days (whether they’re at camp or the grandparents or whatever), it feels a whole lot easier than normal. It’s not that you’ve forgotten how hard that number felt when it was your normal; it’s that changing […]