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Cera Ruby

✨Family of 5 living in California. ✨Cera, Dillon, Ellington, Ryan Grace, and Baer 💌 cera.ruby@gmail.com

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Pouch Life. 🍎 • The #terribletwos have been HARD with this one. She’s always been my wild child - refusing to nap, saying NOOoOoO to everything. I spend most of my time trying to make sure she isn’t going to hurt herself and/or destroy everything. EVERYTHING. I find it hard sometimes to remind myself that it is just her age and her inability to communicate everything she wants to say that causes her to act out. • I’ve tried to use #gentleparenting as much as I can while still setting boundaries, but honestly sometimes it’s really hard not to get frustrated. I’ve had my fair share of needing to have my husband tap in while I hide in my room or run to the store just to take a break and regroup without getting too upset! For you mamas that have been through it, I would love some advice on surviving this age!! 💗 . . . . . #momsohard #mommyhood #motherhood #motherhoodunplugged #unitedinmotherhood #igmotherhood #momblogger #motherhoodthroughinstagram #honestmotherhood #joyfulmama #bestofmom #mamahood #babiesofinstagram #mytinymoments #thehappynow #livethelittlethings #makeyousmilestyle #photosinbetween #inbeautyandchaos #fromwhereistand #dailyparenting #momtogs #teammotherly #mytinytribe #stopdropandmom #twoyearsold #middlechild

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The sweetest little sisters! Ryan always does 100% of everything her older sister does. 👯‍♀️ . . . Sometimes it goes unnoticed, but sometimes Elle says firmly, “Ryan, stop following me!” Or “Ryan, only *I* am doing this!”. However, despite Elle’s protests, I know she actually loves having her sister shadow. If Ryan ever does stop following or leaves the room, Elle goes and finds her and says, “C’mon Ryan...FOLLOW ME. LET’S PLAY! You can have this” . . . . . 💗 #flashesofdelight #thehappynow #livethelittlethings #pursuepretty #theeverydayproject #makeyousmilestyle #thatsdarling #photosinbetween #soloverly #ihavethisthingwithpink #inbeautyandchaos #joyfulmama #mommyhood #motherhood #motherhoodunplugged #unitedinmotherhood #igmotherhood #momblogger #fromwhereistand #candidchildhood #clickinmoms #momtog #honestmotherhood #sisterhood #17monthsapart #bigsisterlittlesister #girlmom

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Love you forever 💙 _____ . . “Hold him a little longer, rock him a little more, read him another story, you've only read him four, let him sleep on your shoulder, rejoice in his happy smile, he’s only a little boy for such a little while" . . . . . . #babiesofinstagram #babies #threemonthsold #babymilestones #babylove #momlife #momsohard #mommyhood #motherhood #letthembelittle #mytinymoments #motherhoodunplugged #babyphotos #candidchildhood #childhoodunplugged #thehappynow #momtogs #cameramama #momlife #mommyhood #clickinmoms #babyfever #dadandson

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I could give this girl a gallon of paint and 24 permanent markers and my house would turn out just fine. She is the neatest, tidiest, inside-the-lines toddler I’ve ever met. We are painting little pumpkins 🎃 from the #targetdollarspot and Elle asked me for a dry paper towel and a wet paper towel to make sure she could wipe the paint in between colors and brush strokes. ___ Her sister, on the other hand 🌪 !!! One pencil and my house is DESTROYED. She has paint everywhere. Hands, table, paper, arms, legs... and I’m starting to realize that for $1 this paint is NOT very washable 😳. At least it gave me a few seconds to shove lunch in my face and drink my room temp coffee 😅. Hope you are having a great weekend!! . . . . . 🎨 #mommyhood #motherhood #motherhoodunplugged #unitedinmotherhood #igmotherhood #momblogger #motherhoodthroughinstagram #honestmotherhood #joyfulmama #bestofmom #mamahood #mytinymoments #flashesofdelight #thehappynow #livethelittlethings #pursuepretty #theeverydayproject #makeyousmilestyle #thatsdarling #photosinbetween #fromwhereistand #targetdoesitagain #bullseyesplayground #threeyearsold

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Friday!!! We’re planning a lot of beach walks this weekend. What about you? 🌴 ___ Also... I didn’t notice what beach babies we are raising until this past weekend in the mountains 🗻 when Ryan would NOT wear her shoes. I think I spent half our vacation explaining about sticks and rocks and putting her shoes back on! 💙 . . . . . #momsohard #mommyhood #motherhood #motherhoodunplugged #unitedinmotherhood #igmotherhood #momblogger #motherhoodthroughinstagram #honestmotherhood #joyfulmama #bestofmom #mamahood #mytinymoments #flashesofdelight #thehappynow #livethelittlethings #pursuepretty #theeverydayproject #makeyousmilestyle #thatsdarling #photosinbetween #fromwhereistand #redondobeach #california #fridayfeels #beachvibes

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Throwback to little Elle 2 years ago!! You know how they say the days are long and the years are short?! Why is that so true? Some days with three kids feels 100 hours long, but then I look back at a photo like this and wonder where the time has gone. Elle is close to turning 4 years old and I have the hardest time BY FAR with her birthdays. I guess because she was my first baby, I just want to keep her little forever. ____ It has been a delight to watch her grow from my first tiny baby to the kind, thoughtful, funny, and smart *almost* 4 year old that she is. And while I couldn’t be happier to watch her become her own little kid full of personality, I’m still going to look at 500 baby pics and cry the night before her birthday. In fact, I’m sure I’ll be doing that every year for the rest of her life. 💗 . . . . #flashesofdelight #thehappynow #livethelittlethings #pursuepretty #theeverydayproject #makeyousmilestyle #thatsdarling #photosinbetween #soloverly #ihavethisthingwithpink #inbeautyandchaos #throwbackthursday #dadsanddaughters #manhattanbeach #joyfulmama #clickinmoms #candidchildhood #motherhoodunplugged #igmotherhood #bestofmom #dadlife #gapkids

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Wednesday Vibes 🙌 __ I’m finding it hard to get back into the swing of things from our mini trip. This week is kinda dragging on and I’ve still got a suitcase partially packed in the corner of my room and a car that really needs a car wash! BUT at least it’s Wednesday, which means we are one step closer to the weekend!

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We've survived another week! Well, technically I've still got dinner and bedtime routine to go, but Dad can handle it 😁. I'm off too find my PJ pants! . . . Also, there is a super long winded @target haul in my stories if that's your sort of thing. Guess it's my sort of thing. I went on and on forever! TGIF mamas! . . . 💗 #momsohard #mommyhood #motherhood #motherhoodunplugged #unitedinmotherhood #igmotherhood #momblogger #motherhoodthroughinstagram #honestmotherhood #joyfulmama #bestofmom #mamahood #candidchildhood #letthembelittle #mytinymoments #mamabear #targetdollarspot #targetdoesitagain

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