Life with a toddler can be stressful, for sure. So often though, it is absolutely hilarious, or just so crazy you have to laugh your way through it. So, let’s share! You know you live with a toddler if… Hunting for used diapers becomes a regular activity Finding two matching toddler socks is a luxury, but […]
Alhamdulilah, I’m heading into the home stretch with this pregnancy! As each day progresses, I think about how to balance our life that feels so scattered, and how to meet the needs of everyone in our family. In shaa Allah I’ll share our lessons as time goes on. One thing that keeps coming back to […]
Kids Helping Kids – Yay or Nay?
The issue of older siblings helping with younger siblings appears (to me at least) to be a pretty polarized issue. Should the older kids step in when mom needs a break or can’t seem to whip out her third arm? It is putting too much weight on a child and robbing them of their childhood? […]
Balance: A New Year’s Focus
What do we have in common? Most people do not have the same family situation as us with such a large split in ages between two kids. I think one thing many moms struggle with is balance. How do we keep up on the housework, keep the kids entertained and learning, and maintain our outside […]
52 Weeks to an Organized Home
When I saw this project posted on The Well Trained Mind forums, I was signed up in five minutes flat. I remember my mom always saying that everything has to have a home, and she has one of the best organized and clean homes I’ve seen without being completely OCD about it. As I’ve accumulated […]