Our favorite baby and toddler books

When I reorganized our toy area a couple of weeks ago, our books went from being messily stacked in a box to being nicely accessibly on a bookshelf. The new organizer has had all kinds of positive effects, from the kids playing with the toys more to my living room looking about a thousand times more presentable, but the biggest change has been how much more the kids bring me books to read. Continue reading

I used to be a good cook

I took a nap today while the kids were napping. It has been a long time since I have done that. I’ll often feel tired while the kids are up, and think that maybe this will be the day that I’m going to take a nap. Inevitably, they go to sleep and it’s just too enticing to do all of the things that are hard to do when they’re awake. Even if it’s not doing anything more than watching my favorite YouTube channels.  Continue reading