Author Archive for Mrs. Confetti

We Can’t Find It: A Cautionary Tale about IUDs

After I had my first little dude, I knew by my six week appointment that babies are HARD. I was in zero hurry to have another any time soon. Time was on my side, since I had my first at 27, so we embraced the idea of a 2+ year gap between kids. I knew I wanted […]


Day in the Life: The Juggling Two Kids Edition

Gooooooooooooooooood morning! Thought I’d offer a bit of comedy for your day, since that’s what life seems to be like these days – a walking, breathing comedy of errors. And craziness. And noise. So with no further ado, I invite you to grab a bowl of cereal, sit back and enjoy the show as I […]


Top Ten Phrases I say 1,000 times a day with a three year old

I often feel like a broken record as a mom.  I feel like I say the same few things over and over and over and over. And then over again. Here are my most frequently used phrases – check them out and let me know if you have any gems that help keep the peace […]


A LONG Overdue Au Revoir to the Pacifier

Ooooooh, the pacifier. Such a love/hate relationship we’ve had over the years. There are some who swear their loyalty to this beloved tool, some who warn against them and people who land somewhere in the middle. We drink the paci Kool-Aid over here at the Confetti house. Colin started his life as a pacifier addict. […]


Making the Most of a Toddler Obsession: Superhero edition

Hey guys. You might remember me as the mom with the baseball-obsessed son. After nearly 18 month long streak, Take Me Out to the Ballgame no longer reigns supreme as the anthem of the Confetti house. While I thought I might relish in the freedom from never ending baseball, baseball, baseball, this isn’t really the […]


A Diaper Bag for Two: Baby and Potty Trained Toddler edition

Why does it seem that parenthood comes with SO. MUCH. STUFF? Before I had kids, I always carried a huge purse, filled with all sorts of things I deemed important enough not to leave the house without. And now, after lugging around my children’s crap day in and day out, when I leave the house […]

Moving with Kids: Tips for a Minimally Chaotic Move

Since Mr. Confetti and I have been together, we have moved seven times. Yep, you read that right. Seven. Times. Moving is no small feat. In our younger days, we moved from apartment to apartment, both juggling full time jobs, with Mr. C working upwards of 75 hours a week. We moved two weeks before I […]

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