Author Archive | Anna

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I Accidentally Got My Five-Year-Old Into Debt

We all make mistakes. Some we have a bad gut feeling about from the very beginning; others just seem really adorable starting out.    August 28, 2013: I’m at the library with my adorable and highly opinionated 11-month-old. We come here often for toddler time and the opportunity to make messes outside of our own […]

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20+ Best Educational Apps for Kids

Say what you want about screen time, but sometimes it’s a real lifesaver. If you wanted my opinion, I’d vote that limited screen time, with the right apps, can be greatly beneficial. OK, I’ll be honest: my five-year-old has taught me things that I didn’t know that she learned from an app. #truthbomb I do […]

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10 Lessons I Learned in 900 Square Feet

It certainly doesn’t look like much, but this little box was our home for many years. It was our home when my husband and I became “Mommy and Daddy.” The home we were in when our little one took her first steps and eventually started jumping off the couch (notice the banged-up walls). We brought […]

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Why Moms Are Always Late

When I was a kid, my family was notorious for being late to everything. We all blamed my mom. All four of us kids would be dressed and ready to go, but then we had to sit and wait for my mom to finish putting on her makeup, find some matching earrings, and then finally […]

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Guide to Fun for Little Ones at Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Six Flags Fiesta Texas has fun fest written all over it, unless you’re a mom with triplet six-month-olds, a triple stroller, and three giant diaper bags. In that case, Fiesta Texas would be spelled H-E-L-L. If that’s not you, but you’re still not sure if Fiesta Texas is a good fit for your family, never […]

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