I am always confused by the people who post birthday messages to their young kids on Facebook. You know, the posts like “Happy Birthday to the kindest, smartest, most beautiful, talented and amazing 12-year-old I know. We love you so much!” These confuse me because the kids who are on the receiving end of these […]
I am not anti-birthday celebration. At all. But I am anti-massive-birthday-parties-for-kids-every-year. As I try to simplify and focus on the things that are really important and rid my life of stuff that doesn’t make me happy or improve the quality of my life but takes up my time, money and energy, over-the-top birthday parties for […]
If you’ve been around here a few years, you know how I feel about birthday parties for kids. I don’t love them. You also know that I’m on a major quest to reduce the amount of stuff we have here in our house. This has led to a birthday tradition with Number 4 where she […]
Happy Birthday to my favorite 7 and 8-year-old! (Yes, exactly a year apart! No, they weren’t scheduled C-sections!) Time sure is flying. Savor the moments! Not Your Average T-Shirts. Check ‘Em Out! please take 10 seconds to vote for me 🙂
If you follow me on Facebook, you may know it’s my 12th wedding anniversary today. It’s also my 47th birthday today. Yes. I got married on my 35th birthday. Which was like the dumbest thing ever. Because somehow, my husband is under the impression that I’m totally okay with a joint birthday/anniversary celebration.’ Actually, I […]
Happy Birthday to my favorite six and seven-year-olds! (And yes, they are EXACTLY one year apart, and no, I didn’t have C-sections!) It seems like this was just yesterday. I can’t stop you from growing. So instead, I guess I’ll do my best to be mindful on the ride. Please keep voting!