Parenting Archives - Megan Westfield

March 2017 Update

By Megan on Friday, March 3rd, 2017 in Parenting, Updates, Writing. No Comments

Even though I have a disclaimer on my website that my blog posts are rare, now that my blog is linked to my author pages on Amazon and Goodreads, and it’s been two full months since I last posted, I’m …




Photo Friday: The Ill-Fated Dracaena

By Megan on Friday, May 27th, 2016 in Parenting, Photo Friday. No Comments

I’ve been slowly chipping away on a mega-project to sort/organize/backup the 13,000 photos I’ve taken since my daughter was born almost four years ago.  I came across this photo today from she was just starting to walk.  The plant was outside …




Photo Friday: Lions and Tigers and Dinosaurs, Oh My!

By Megan on Friday, March 25th, 2016 in Parenting, Photo Friday. No Comments

My three-year-old daughter loves her menagerie of plastic animals.  Her favorite thing to do is have them “go on parade.” In other words, she lines them up shoulder to shoulder and they appear this way at random times in random places …




Resolution 2016: Line-a-Day Journal

By Megan on Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 in Parenting, Writing. No Comments

Except for the year, my resolution for this year is identical to last year’s.  The darn line-a-day journal turned out to be too much for me, even though it was my only resolution, and only required about two minutes per day to …




Photo Friday: Santa Baby

By Megan on Saturday, December 26th, 2015 in Parenting, Photo Friday. No Comments




The Nap Barometer

By Megan on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 in Parenting. No Comments

Today I realized something interesting.  When my husband walks in the door after work, he doesn’t have to ask me if I had a good day.  Instead, he could just ask if our baby and toddler napped in the afternoon or …