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Keri Patient Expert

The ramblings and musings of a new mommy adjusting to life with baby, dirty diapers, and rice cereal messes.
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Snow Day? Psych! by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting You thought we had snow today, too? Yeah, not so much. These snow pictures are from a few weeks ago, and they turned out so pretty that I had to share. This was Brynn's f ... Read on »
Well Hello There-- and Happy Birthday to Me!! by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I know, I know-- it's only been like a month and a half, right? Sorry about that. It seems that once a couple of weeks pass between posts, I just can't think of a segue-w ... Read on »
Now act crazy! by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Every year, I drive myself and Sean crazy trying to get the perfect family picture for our Christmas cards. For Hadley's first Christmas, we took picture after picture ... Read on »
This is kinda how I feel about the long weekend ending, too by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Somebody found her piggy face (and just in time for Thanksgiving, too)! Brynn makes this face ALL THE TIME, and it is usually precipitated by much snorting and giggling. ... Read on »
My AHA moment (alternate title: DUH!) by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So, maybe I mentioned Brynn's little sleep issues of late. She went from sleeping 9 glorious hours every night to waking up 3 and 4 (or more) times each night. It was bru ... Read on »
Good thing I bought that costume... by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The weather was perfect for Halloween-- cool and crisp with the faint smell of smoke in the air. Last night, we gathered with our neighbors in the cove and munched on chi ... Read on »
And another one bites the dust by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Let's do bullet points today... that's all my brain can handle after Brynn's attempts last night to break the record on least sleep in one night. That'll teach me to prai ... Read on »
Sticker Shock by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sweet, chubby cheeks are definitely more fun to decorate than plain, old construction paper. Life lesson learned!! Read on »
Picture Perfect by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The five o'clock hour comes much too early in this house. That time of day usually finds me rushing around trying to get dinner ready and straighten up the chaos from the ... Read on »
Mexican Eggs by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So, I promised to tell you how we use our leftover enchilada sauce , right? Okay, hold onto your hats 'cause this ones a little crazy. We made this recipe up one nigh ... Read on »
En-chee-ladas, Baby! by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Okay, so I've posted about enchiladas before. And I just posted about tacos . I'm pretty sure I have a problem with Mexican food. If given the choice, I would gl ... Read on »
NEWS FLASH: Poopy on da Poddy!!! by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We have poopy on the potty! Whoo hoo!!! And since we rewarded this behavior with (lots of) chocolate chips, Hadley has since insisted every 20 minutes that she has to go ... Read on »
Finally: Fall! by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting It's finally cooling off a little bit here-- as in, the weatherman is no longer estimating the high for the day by frying eggs on the sidewalk outside the news station. A ... Read on »
Six Months! by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My littlest pea, I am having the hardest time coming to terms with the fact that you are six months old already. Seriously, I just gave birth to you ... Read on »
Five Things by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Five things I can't live without this week 1) tissues; 2) gallons of orange juice (I'd take some rum or vodka, too, if I thought Brynn would appreciate it); ... Read on »
Toddler Speak: Episode Two by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Me: Good morning, Haddy! Can I have a hug? Hadley: I want Daddy. I want Daddy Nowwwww (pronounced: neowwwwww). Me: Oh, sweetie, he had to leave early for work. We'l ... Read on »
Putting the "O" in OMG by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Life is kicking my butt this week. What started as a pretty laid-back week quickly devovled into a pit of snot, constipation, and sleepless nights. Want to come over, d ... Read on »
Home Sick by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Remember staying home sick from school, holed up on the couch with your favorite pillow and blanket, watching the Price is Right? Okay, maybe that was just me, but seeing ... Read on »
Clean it up by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting A couple of weeks before Hadley started school, her teacher sent me a large packet of paperwork in the mail. Included in the packet were lots papers that I was instructed ... Read on »
Cow, Dobby, Nanda by Keri Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Since Hadley is fascinated by animals, we spent her actual birthday day at the zoo. Or, as she refers to it, DA ZOOOOOO!!!! Naturally, we spent a lot of time ... Read on »