Some days, the heaviest burden you have to bear is a chicken with questionable hairstyling.Then there are the days where you have a two hour Doctor appointment with two kids. It's enough to drive a person to drink.And just when you think you can't take it anymore, there are poo poo problems on the back … Continue reading A Mama Hen’s Heavy Burdens
I told my friend Emily a secret thought of mine in an email and she asked me to write a guest post about it on her blog, Imperfect Prose. So I told my secret over there tonight, and I told my reason for hope.Please go over there and read it, and be honest but understanding … Continue reading Guest Post at Imperfect Prose
On the eve of his Birthday he danced in circles and laughed as he fell down. I watched him run ahead as we walked the Farmer's Market, and soon his face was stained with samples from cherries and strawberries. He shared a bag of mini donuts with his brother, who wouldn't share with his mother, … Continue reading When Two Happens
Be freeLet your hair fly in the windForget about the toilet bowls and the cereal bowls Remember Robert Louis Stevenson and grey cloudless skies Find a stick Examine five hundred fallen leavesChase a squirrelClimb up a slideGet stuck Fall downBrush yourself off, and find another leafLet your nose run, let your legs run, let your … Continue reading How Do You?
Welcome to Part TWO of my exciting recap of my exciting trip to Disneyland...with two kids...while pregnant...and the kids were sick...Anyway, here's Part ONE if you missed it.In the midst of all the packing and preparing, I made sure I had matching bright shirts for the boys to wear each day. The color I was … Continue reading Disneyland Confessions: Part 2 – The "MeMe"
Have yourself a Merry little ChristmasLet your heart be light...Christmas time is here, and we are the proud owners of a new home, or as my dad put it, we are in debt. WhooHOO!Tomorrow I go and pick out paint colors and maybe clean and maybe take a few boxes over to the new house. … Continue reading Reindeer and Barf
Inside the house smells like maple syrup, but we are outside, hanging clothes on the line.Q is standing with an action hero in hand, explaining to me how his little-plastic-man-who looks-very-much-like-a-helicopter-pilot, is an excellent skateboarder. I can't see him from behind the towels, but I nod my head seriously and muster up belief. Of course … Continue reading A Message From My Laundry
So I have the Internet again, and it's nice to be back. However, the two week detox was good for me, and it made me reminisce.When I started blogging, my baby was under six months old. Now he's almost a year and a half, with opinions and a dangerous climbing habit. And then there's this:He … Continue reading A Return and A Recap
I have problems with bedtime. I have trouble tucking myself in, resting, sleeping, ending the day. I am most productive in the darkness, and I create in the lamplight, in the silent sleeping house. I dabble in cute and I add a touch of hazelnut. I feel compelled to share this with you my friends, … Continue reading A Song for You
By three o clock in the afternoon I've usually settled into crazy and I've either joined the natives or I've drank too much coffee and I'm crawling the walls waiting for Derrick to come home. It's hard to be a Mommy sometimes, it requires a change of mindset and a fresh set of eyes. Being … Continue reading What I’ve Been Up To: POTHOLDER!