This is the time of year that, like clockwork, I start to go nuts on candy. I'll take any excuse to make candy corn a meal, so the month of Halloween does a pretty good job of keeping my blood stream laced with sugar. I already have our Halloween costume planned out (stay tuned for more on that), so now it's just a matter of getting the house decorations in order. Based on Sloan's enthusiasm level for pumpkins and cats, it's clear she got the Halloween gene.
I recently had a girls' night with some of the moms from Sloan's music class, and it was the most fun I've had in awhile. We chatted and laughed for hours, and it felt good to remember that I'm still a person outside of my role as a mom. We talked a lot about travel, and the ones ...read more