Category: Pauly’s Pocket-Sized Ponderings

I am beautiful

Every morning, my daughter runs out of her in a dress and sandals with socks. Some mornings she’ll have an added accessory like sun glasses or a baby doll. Whatever it is, she runs out and announces “I’M BEAUTIFUL!” If you ever need a… Continue Reading “I am beautiful”

October is for Lawn Decorations

The Kid is obsessed with inflatable lawn decorations. Last December, we had to leave our house 5 minutes early everyday so we could drive past every house that had them in their yard. He knew which house had them and what they had. If… Continue Reading “October is for Lawn Decorations”

Potty vs bath time

I once asked a usually chipper coworker how she was doing. She responded that for the first time in her life, she had a headache from stress. Then proceeded to ask me if my body ever manifested my stress into physical ailments. Apparently, in… Continue Reading “Potty vs bath time”

Mommy Bags

Moms – let’s talk bags for a minute. Diaper bags. Finding that perfect “Mary Poppins” type bag that can hold your entire life has become a quest that I feel destined to fail. When I was pregnant with #1, I searched “perfect mommy bag”… Continue Reading “Mommy Bags”

MOTHERHOOD AND TEACHING TIPS

Motherhood – See the two pictures? One is what I imagine my bathroom looks like. The other is my reality. I hear other moms/women talk about taking long soaks in the tub with Epson salts, calming music in the background, candles or a diffuser… Continue Reading “MOTHERHOOD AND TEACHING TIPS”

Polly’s Bio

Bio – I have many titles but the most common ones these days are wife, mother, and teacher. I have been married for 5 years, have 2 kids ages 3 and 2, and have been teaching for 14 years. I recently finished my masters… Continue Reading “Polly’s Bio”