You should know that my children never sleep through the night until they're 9 months old.Even when he's sleeping (finally) he has his hands on the exit bars.Tobin has, for the first time in his career/life, slept through the night until 4 a.m. There has been much rejoicing. There has been much sleeping. Everyone is … Continue reading The Love Affair In My Living Room
The first day of Spring slapped us in the face. Sometimes the world screams at you when it wakes up from the Winter.The vibrant colors and perfumed smells are God's way of pulling at your pant leg, trying to get your attention.I'm pretty sure He's saying in his most urgent tone, "HELLO! FLAMINGOS! I MADE … Continue reading On The First Day Of Spring My True Love Gave To Me…
Breakfast was bananagrams.I try to ride the waves of mayhem, but if I'm honest, I usually wipe out. Especially if it's Swimming Lesson Day, and the baby has the makings of an early ear infection and the boys are doing their best to gallop into the morning with adventure in their pocket.So I turned around … Continue reading Praying For Remote Controls
He started to crawl during Sandbox Season, when the sand spreads itself like a mist across my wood floor and the almond blossoms perfume the air and make the nose run. He started to crawl when the watering can needed to be reinstated and the snapdragons started to poke their blossomed brains out of their … Continue reading I Accidentally Hit Publish Instead Of Preview So BAM! Here. You. Go.
It was warm and balmy and beautiful and sunny and green and puffed cloud perfection. The strawberry plants were singing (I'm sure of it), the cat was mincing around in the grass, and the boys were doing what boys should do on a spring afternoon; eating chocolate chip cookies in their play house...with milk.For dinner … Continue reading A Day For Chicken Sticks
Suddenly I was sick of speaking. I was tired of talking. So, I decided to stop opening my big mouth. I've cut back on Facebook, I've basically killed my Twitter bird, and I have been working hard at watching what I say around my family and friends. And of course, my best efforts aren't producing the best … Continue reading Silence in Springtime