Not too long ago, I started rewarding the girls with the chance to choose the first song in the car in exchange for complying with basic morning tasks; brushing hair, putting on shoes, getting buckled in their carseat, etc.
Last night, the girls lost their minds because they both wanted to sit next to me during dinner.
I guess the only one who wasn't ready for this was me.
The irony of the stay-at-home mom is that they rarely are – home that is.
A couple weeks ago when I was in Washington, visiting Jim's parents, my sister-in-law introduced me to a new secret ingredient that she adds to her chocolate chip cookies.
I like the idea of having a little sanctuary like those early years when all we had were flip phones and real alarm clocks.