Are Babies Easier to Love?

by Amber Stiles on August 15, 2012

Do you love babies more?  Do you love your second child more than your first only because they’re younger?  I don’t, but some days I can understand how much easier it is to be unconditional in my feelings towards a 6 month old.  It’s only because they’re so innocent that there’s no reason not to. […]


Hard Lessons For Kids – Learning How To Lose

by Amber Stiles on August 14, 2012

Today I beat Alexa at Tic Tac Toe.  She was displeased.  We start another hard life lesson that kids HAVE to learn – how to lose gracefully.  So how does one go about explaining to a three year old that it’s good to lose?  How do you instill good sportsmanship into your child? I’ll be […]


A Lesson Learned

by Amber Stiles on August 10, 2012

Today Alexa and I had a mommy & me double date with a friend and her son.  We were off to the movies.  A lunchtime viewing of Ice Age 4.  A cute little flick perfect for both of the kiddies.  It should have been pleasant.  It should have been empty in the middle of the […]


Finding Your Rhythm

by Amber Stiles on May 5, 2012

As with any new job, it takes some time to get in the groove.  When I first became a mother it took a few weeks to find my rhythm in the NICU and then we had whole ‘nother adjustment period when we brought Alexa home.  It took a few months to really get the hang […]


Being a Kid is Hard

by Amber Stiles on May 3, 2012

Being a kid is hard…. everyone telling you what to do everyone telling you where to be everyone telling you what to wear…what to eat…what to watch NO NO NO NO NO don’t go there, don’t do that, don’t you DARE! Being a kid IS hard! I really hope my girls enjoy their childhood and […]

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