Why toddlers are like a weather system

tornado

“Today there is a high chance that the slow moving system building off the coast will cross land, leaving a trail of destruction in it’s wake. Along with damage to property, showers are also possible.”

This weather forecast may be from the morning news, it may also describe a day in our house with our toddler.  Continue reading

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Taking stock and being grateful

Taking stock and being grateful

I came across this idea recently on Karin’s blog at Calm To Conniption. It was obviously the time I needed to see it, and actually think about taking stock myself as it literally leapt off the page at me when I opened my email.

We’re now half way through the year. A year that has flown by at an almost supersonic pace. My birthday has been and gone. I felt like I needed to stop, take a breath and actually go through this list. Continue reading