Today’s post is going to be lighter on the thoughts and heavier on the links.  I have a few personal things I need to finish tonight, so that means less blogging.

Overall, this was a good week.  As I mentioned in my day in the life post, Kaiden is a bit more predicable in terms of eating and sleeping.  Except Wednesday night.  Wednesday night he woke up at 2:30 am.  Oofta!

This weekend should be a good one.  The temperature is starting to cool down a bit, but I’m hoping to get out for a walk or two at some point.  Vishnu’s working a 24 hour shift on Saturday, so I totally plan to binge watch The Good Place on Netflix after K goes down for the night.

Other than that, I plan to stay pretty low key.  A play date and mama date for me and K with my friend Pankti and her little guy on Friday, a Costco and grocery run on Sunday.  You know, just living the dream over here! 🙂

hello weekend

With that, here are a few of my favorite links from the week…i

We are obviously YEARS from even having to think about this, but I teared up a little nonetheless!

Love this list.  Sometimes we all need to take a parenting chill pill.

Yes to this! “Marriage is hard, so work for it the best way you can and don’t give a second thought to what anyone else thinks about it.”

For all my other To Kill a Mockingbird this articlefans, is so endearing.

LOVE LOVE LOVE this list of 10 secrets for healthy kids and a happy mama.  LOVE!

Another great list of ‘parenting lies.’

As someone who’s instinctual response to anything and everything is guilt, this list speaks to my soul.

Tricky work situations are so uncomfortable, but I can see how some of these responses can help cushion the conversation a bit.

As a working mom myself, this was a great read!

Raising kids in the digital age is SCARY, but there are steps we can take.  For one, raise our kids the way we were raised…take it back to the basics – play outside, eat together, talk to each other, etc.

Happy Friday and weekend!

By Parita

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