A few weeks ago, we took a seven-hour road trip to visit my grandma for her 90th birthday. While I was extremely excited to bring Remi to see family and a vacation spot that holds many special memories for me, I was anxious about how she would do in a car for 7+ hours. Any new experience with a baby or toddler can be intimidating. I quickly learned the more you prepare the better outcome you may have! Prior to our trip I had asked one cousin who has two kids and one on the wa
Failure. It sounds so negative. I have arrived to a place in life where I firmly believe there's great value in failure. That doesn't mean it's easy and it doesn't mean it's pretty but, there is value. As a mom my first exposure to the discomfort of watching my children fail or be uncomfortable was when my son was in second grade. You see, he chose to have hot lunch that day. It was macaroni and cheese and he was extremely excited. Imagine my surprise when I walked into the
ABOUT KATIE & AMANDA
Hi, we are Katie and Amanda! Just two Chicago girls navigating the tricky world of motherhood one hiccup at a time. Thanks for joining us on our journey!