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Now Entering: Toddlerhood

Why didn’t anyone tell me my baby girl is now a toddler girl?

When exactly did this happen? Where was I? (In the kitchen doing the dishes, most likely.)

There wasn’t a certificate to mark the transition. Like: Congratulations, Harper Lane! You’ve successfully completed the Baby Course of Life. You are now a Toddler (watch out for those stairs and good luck navigating zippers).

And there definitely wasn’t a ceremony for me. I didn’t get to strut across a giant

9 Mama Things I Would Invent If I Did That Sort Of Thing

I’ll admit it: not the catchiest title.

But truly, I can’t count how many times during the day I think “You know, they really need to invent…”

And I say they need to do it, because let’s be honest: I’m not very sciencey.

1. Socks that stay on. Ugh. If they’re too big, they fall off. Too small? They fall off.

2. Straw cups that DON’T LEAK. No, but for real this time. They were just kidding with the ones

Thank You.

Bear with me. I’ve been pretty emotional lately, so this post may be a bit sappy (I know, shocker.)

This is my thank you to my village. To those who have helped me through the past year, which has been the most challenging and rewarding of my entire life.

Here goes…

To my husband: Thank you simply doesn’t cut it. Seeing you with our daughter fills me with the greatest joy I’ve ever known. Thank you for teaching me

10 Things I’ve Learned Being a Stay At Home Mama

Consider this the year-end review of my new job. I’ve learned quite a few things in the past year of being a Stay At Home Mama (SAHM). Here are the top 10:

1. We really need to figure out a different name. Do I spend my days staying at home? Nope. So really the only accurate thing about being a ‘SAHM’ is the mama part. Can we rename it Mama CEO, or Director of Motherfication? (I’m open to suggestions.)