I'm a 40ish mom of the sweetest little girl ("Lovie") who loves princesses and the color pink (both of which I can't stand). Life is good. It may not be perfect, but it's oh so good with her by my side. You can read more about us at http://finallymom.blogspot.com.
* * * For writings that have nothing much to do with Lovie, visit me at http://otherthanlovie.wordpress.com. * * *
I never really compared Lovie to other children when she was smaller. In hindsight, I think I didn’t compare because I didn’t have to—Lovie was ahead with a lot of milestones. Instead of realizing that’s why I didn’t really compare, I told myself I was just so enamored with finally being a mom that... read more
11579http://blog.thebump.com/2013/01/22/potty-training-my-toddler-made-me-jealous-of-other-potty-trained-tots/https%3A%2F%2Fxothebump.files.wordpress.com%2F2013%2F01%2Ffyhtbhkc.jpg%3Fw%3D650https://s0.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xothebump/images/share-pinit-post.pngPotty Training My Toddler Made Me Jealous of Other Potty Trained Totsthebump
Just when I thought I was done with all my Christmas and birthday shopping (Lovie turns 3 just four days after Christmas), Lovie starts telling me that she’s going to tell Santa that she wants “a new dolly with lots and lots of milk and a doggie.” Uh, a doll was not something I bought... read more
9397http://blog.thebump.com/2012/12/06/all-she-wants-for-christmas-is-a-doll-and-i-hate-dolls/https%3A%2F%2Fxothebump.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F12%2Ffirst-doll-love-1-11.jpg%3Fw%3D112https://s0.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xothebump/images/share-pinit-post.pngAll She Wants for Christmas Is a Doll — and I Hate Dollsthebump
Picking up my three-year-old daughter, Lovie, from school at 3:30 like I do every day, I peeked into the window of her room and saw her sitting right in front of her teacher who read from a book. One of her classmates saw me and feverishly started pointing in my direction while nudging Lovie. She... read more
8345http://blog.thebump.com/2012/11/16/the-hangry-monster-the-real-cause-of-most-toddler-meltdowns/https%3A%2F%2Fxothebump.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F06%2Fgirl-pulling-pigtails-cropped-thinkstock_90400981-2.jpg%3Fw%3D150https://s0.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xothebump/images/share-pinit-post.pngThe Hangry Monster — The Real Cause of Most Toddler Meltdownsthebump