The First Snow

McKinley enjoyed Ohio’s first snowfall of the season. *Made her first snow angel, *Threw snow in the air, *Made footprints everywhere, *Tasted friendly snowflakes, *Rolled around in the snow, and *Threw snowballs! I enjoyed the first snowfall as well. The first snow, Always gorgeous. Smooth and dusted. White, Like Heaven. Angels– Snow angels! Snowmen, snowball…

“Why?” Begins.

“Okayyyy McKinley, lay down now. It’s time to take a nap.” Standing on her mattress ready to jump with her pointer finger in mouth she asked, “Why?” Then started giggling. I’m not sure if she understands what she is asking, or even if she knows what “why” means. Uh… because you do and are a…

“No mama”

“No,” rolls off her tongue so matter of fact, like this is just the way it is mama. Do you wanna eat breakfast?  “No,” she says with her head cocked to the side. (More excitedly now) lets get dressed so we can go bye bye!  “No,” she says again with her lips puckered out. (almost…

Monday Milestone: Toddler bed!

She’s growing up! Yup, McKinley has made the transfer from her crib to a toddler bed! I’m so proud of my little Kinleybug!  She is handling the changes of growing up like a champ. Mama on the other hand? Not so much. Usually, parents do this toddler bed switcharoo in preparation for baby #2…but for…