Author Archive | Kailee Meskimen

a letter to my second child

Mom Confessions: A Letter to My Second Child

Dear Second Child, We are so excited you’re here. You were very much planned – and even came sooner than we expected. Your big sis has been rubbing mama’s belly for months and practicing playing mommy with her baby dolls. We thought we loved you then, but now that you’re here, that love has magnified. […]

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dear husband, I miss us

Dear Husband: I Miss Us

Dear Husband, As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, I’m reminded our love has changed. While I adore my imperfect, non-Normal Rockwell life, I’ll admit sometimes I miss us. I know you miss us, too. The last two years of parenting has been a whirlwind of emotions. We put our lives on the back burner to give […]

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14 Natural Remedies for Sick Kids

14 Natural Remedies for Sick Kids

‘Tis the season for sniffles, earaches, fevers, and coughs. No matter if you’re a germaphobe or the “It-builds-their-immune-system!” type of parent, children always find a way to get sick – and it’s no fun! The unfortunate thing about colds and coughs is that they’re almost always viral and have no cure. No magic shot or pill can […]

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5 Ways to Rock Holiday Birthdays

5 Ways to Handle Holiday Birthdays

People have always thought my holiday birthday fell on the coolest of the year: New Year’s Day. I thought it was pretty cool, too. I always got my birthday off of school and work, and always had a reason to party. Honestly, what kid doesn’t love wishing in the new year and their birthday? As […]

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