Three Years of Wedded Fun!

My cute, nerdy husband and I celebrated our three year anniversary last week! We got married on August 6, 2011, and these past three years have been filled with fun experiences, traveling, great food, snuggling, and most recently… a little … Continue reading

Sage Advice on Parenting From Third Graders…

When my third graders threw me a baby shower on my last teaching day before I took off on maternity leave, they wrote thoughtful cards to me and my husband, giving us their advice on parenthood… Here are some of … Continue reading

The Bears Movie Says it All… Happy Mother’s Day!

I saw the Disney Bears movie on Friday, and it really was well suited for Mother’s Day!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrqy_Xj5PvE

At the beginning, you get to see the sweet little newborn baby cubs and the narrator describes how the first year of parenthood is the hardest (since I’m due any day now, I definitely connected with and I’m sure will continue to relate to this point;)

Disneynature's BEARS

You get to see the two cubs, whom they call Amber and Scout, frolicking and playing together as siblings…

Disneynature's BEARS

But mostly, you see the amount of protection and caring that is evident from their mother, Sky, as she shields them from predators like wolves and other bears, as well as forages for food to keep her milk production up and stores up energy for hibernation…

protection

sleeping

Happy Mother’s Day to my mom from afar, as well as to the other mamas out there!