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Category Archives: Motherhood

Never Say Never

Written on June 20, 2013 at 9:30 am, by

The Biebs

Because the universe has a knack for making sure you pay for your sins, I have been offered two free tickets to a Justin Bieber concert this Saturday night.

Of course, this opportunity was presented to someone who might have recently referred to the handsome young buck as a “talented young lady.”

Seriously though?… Read More

Move It!

Written on December 7, 2012 at 5:30 am, by

Hand on my heart and with the Girl Scout’s honor, I did not teach this to them.

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On Having a Second Baby

Written on August 30, 2012 at 5:30 am, by

That me! And Annie about three days before she was born.

I keep writing about how I can’t write anymore and I’ve been trying to read more and write less to get the whole writing thing going again and you know what? It might be working. Maybe.

I recently heardl from an old friend who is pregnant with her second baby.… Read More

2 Year Olds are Awesome

Written on March 26, 2012 at 5:30 am, by

Normally, today would be a Dr. Mom Mondays post, but Dr. Mom is out of town. And since I am currently stuck at the airport waiting for a delayed flight, I thought I would use this time to catch you up on some of the recent happenings here at The Little Hen House.… Read More

My Budding Artist

Written on March 13, 2012 at 5:30 am, by

Emma is knee-deep in her pre-school curriculum and it’s been really fun watching her grow and learn new skills- particularly when it comes to her writing and drawing.

She’s learned how to spell her name, Annie’s name, she can recognize all the letters of the alphabet and she can draw semi-decipherable pictures.… Read More

Island Adventures

Written on February 7, 2012 at 4:30 am, by

Yesterday we got back from a 10-day vacation in my happy place.

1. I have decided that pre-boarding is some sort of cruel joke the airline industry likes to play on people traveling with small children. Once we got in our seats, it took 45 minutes for the rest of the plane to board.… Read More


Written on December 20, 2011 at 4:30 am, by


I’m swamped.

This whole “working” thing is really kicking my arse.

How do you working moms do it?



All advice is welcome in the comments section below.

Thanks!… Read More

Emma Has a Crush

Written on December 13, 2011 at 4:30 am, by

Emma has a crush. She got to know this kid at school and it’s all she can talk about. All day I hear about how cute he is: His blonde hair, his blue eyes, and how everything about him is totally magical. She seriously cannot stop talking about this guy.

You ready to meet the first love of her life?… Read More

Totally Busted

Written on November 29, 2011 at 4:31 am, by

Sometimes I let the kids play in my car. It keeps them amused, and best of all, it keeps them contained. I just shut the car doors (on their insistence, not mine- don’t judge) and they entertain themselves for a good while.

The other day, after they were done “driving”, I went to retrieve them and well… I wish I had taken a picture, but this is kind of what it looked like in there:



Needless to say, I was a tad shocked.… Read More

What to Get the 4-Year Old That Has Everything: How About a Memory?

Written on November 22, 2011 at 4:31 am, by

Disclaimer: Thank you to LiveOn for this sponsored opportunity to blog about storing and sharing my most important memories with those closest to me. Although story ideas were provided, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

What to Get the 4-Year Old That Has Everything:

How About a Memory?

Something happened last month.… Read More