Mommin’ and Feeling Out of Sorts

This past week I have been grumpy and grouchy. Tired. Upset when the kids seem to plan together to do exactly the opposite of what I say. Bored with being at home all weekend. Having baby fever and then looking at my children's baby photos and crying because they've already grown up so fast. Jealous … Continue reading Mommin’ and Feeling Out of Sorts

Thinking of My Father as My Birthday Approaches

Note: I originally posted this three years ago, but thought it was appropriate to revisit, as my birthday is tomorrow. My birthday is approaching and I wonder if he remembers the significance of the date? Will he think about me on my birthday? Each day since becoming a parent I am amazed by my child. … Continue reading Thinking of My Father as My Birthday Approaches

Getting to Know Me: Random Facts You Probably Don’t Know

Hi guys! Inspired by a blog post I recently read, I thought it would be fun to share some facts about myself that I haven't written about before. I wasn't sure what to include, so I just started writing. A lot of it is totally random! I hope you find it interesting and I would … Continue reading Getting to Know Me: Random Facts You Probably Don’t Know

Geekin’ Out: What I Love and Why

  I saw this meme earlier today and thought it described me to a 'T.' I have always been a geek. I wouldn't have originally described myself as such, but other people have and it stuck.When I was in high school I was kind of ashamed of how uncool I and the stuff I was interested … Continue reading Geekin’ Out: What I Love and Why

A Couple of Doodles and Real Life Experiences

Here are a couple of doodles I made this morning. Can any of you relate?   Kid songs get stuck in my head all day.   I used to think my mom was so grumpy when I took naps with her. This is what my Sunday nap was like. Now I understand. Mom, I'm sorry.

Too Much to do, Too Little Time

I always keep the door to my bedroom shut. This is because my room is a mess. While, most of the time, my house is generally in order, at any given moment my bedroom is a mess. My dresser has piles of stuff on top: jewelry, photos needing placed in albums, hair ties, random junk … Continue reading Too Much to do, Too Little Time

Rainy Day Activities for the Whole Family

We have had much more rain than normal over the summer, so Abby has not been able to play with her favorite outside toys as much as she would like. Ususally we enjoy playing in the playhouse, splashing in the water table, digging in the sandbox, riding her tricycle, and driving her Minnie Mouse Powerwheels … Continue reading Rainy Day Activities for the Whole Family

Friday Reflections

I love having children close in age. kids were playing. Oscar was in the Pack 'n Play standing up and Abby, who had been watching a Lego cartoon, was standing up next to the Pack 'n Play. they are facing each other, giving Eskimo kisses and giggling. It was very sweet.They get along so well, … Continue reading Friday Reflections

Sending Love Letters

It is a well known fact that kids love to send and receive mail. Heck, even I get excited when I get something good in the mail. This morning Abby asked to "do a project" with me and I thought writing some letters to her favorite Disney characters would be something she would enjoy and … Continue reading Sending Love Letters

How to Drive Mom Crazy in 10 Easy Steps: the Morning Edition

Hey kids, looking for something fun to do? Bored with the same old morning routine? Are you a precocious two-year-old? Try this kid-tested way to shake up your morning and get the day started right! 1. Refuse to answer Mom when she asks what you want for breakfast five times, then, when she sits down … Continue reading How to Drive Mom Crazy in 10 Easy Steps: the Morning Edition