Mommy & Me: Anatomy of Motherhood by Emily Sitdikova

Mommy & Me: Anatomy of Motherhood by Emily Sitdikova

My sweet baby girl, Olivia, is at my very favorite age of 18 months, where she is learning so much each and every day! She repeats words and understands their meanings, accepts instruction and follows through, is interested in new activities and different hobbies than I am used to with a boy and simply amazes […]

Mommy and Me: Cleanup, Cleanup, Everybody Do Your Share by Emily Sitdikova

Mommy and Me: Cleanup, Cleanup, Everybody Do Your Share by Emily Sitdikova

At three and a half, our biggest struggle with my son is teaching responsibility, especially in the area of cleaning up toys after we’ve played with them. They say the issues only get harder from here, so I’ll take em’ while they’re minimal! Liam loves to play with lots of different toys for a few […]

Mommy and Me: Hide ‘Em In Your Heart by Emily Sitdikova

Mommy and Me: Hide ‘Em In Your Heart by Emily Sitdikova

Often times I find myself ridden with anxiety over financial burdens, marital questions, parenting topics,house hunting dilemmas, the latest fad in nutrition guidelines or a particularity stressful work day (Ha! Stay home moms get them too!). It’s hard to quiet my heart and listen to anything God might be trying to teach me or help […]

Mommy and Me: Sign Language by Emily Sitdikova

Mommy and Me: Sign Language by Emily Sitdikova

My son Liam’s new favorite question is ‘what does that sign say?’ I hear it about 47 times every single day. It’s fun to know he’s interested in reading and noticing letters and signage, but sometimes I just make something up since half the time we’re driving and I can’t read it anyway! The best […]

Mommy and Me: Easy Application by Emily Sitdikova

Mommy and Me: Easy Application by Emily Sitdikova

By Emily Sitdikova In so many ways I wish I could be like my three-year old: energetic, giggly, creative and most recently, to have the ability to easily apply positive direction and concepts with the resources around him! That may sound a little intense for a three-year old, but as I watch him watching his […]

Mommy and Me: Drowning in the Shallow End

Mommy and Me: Drowning in the Shallow End

By: Emily Sitdikova Each week we have been utilizing yet another one of the great, and inexpensive, children’s opportunities Albuquerque has to offer – fifty cent swim night! This last week, I transitioned the babes from the kiddy pool area down to the ‘deep end’, which is 3 feet 6 inches in their world. It […]