History, Parenting

Man-Cub Mamas in History: Martha Young Truman

This post series is inspired by the book, First Mothers: The Women Who Shaped the Presidents by Bonnie Angelo. The book is about 11 mothers of presidents, all of whom lived in the 20th century. While Angelo presents a much more rounded version of the President's mothers, my goal in these posts is to share only the… Continue reading Man-Cub Mamas in History: Martha Young Truman

Book List, Book Review, recommended reads

12 Retellings of The Three Little Pigs

Welcome to our Book List series, which is replacing our Recommended Reads series! This post contains affiliate links. One of the most classic fairytales is the Three Little Pigs. It's mind-boggling to think how many ways authors have told this story, but we limited this list to our favorite dozen: The Three Ninja Pigs No… Continue reading 12 Retellings of The Three Little Pigs

Parenting

Love Your Wild Child the Way He Is (And Stop Comparing Him to the Calm Child)

I am a mom of two wild boys. When I say “wild”, I mean: Starting to walk before 10 months old (each of them) Climbing and jumping off of things before 18 months old (my youngest); Bounding and prancing everywhere he goes- I think he just recently started understanding what the word “walk” means (my… Continue reading Love Your Wild Child the Way He Is (And Stop Comparing Him to the Calm Child)