Sometimes you have your first Halloween when you’re one… sometimes it comes when you’re 8.
I’ve noticed a weird trend and I’m not sure if it’s a recent thing or not… But somewhere there seems to be this idea that we are supposed to look back on every memory of parenthood and miss them… we’re supposed to love the tough moments and the hard days because… Continue reading »
The first official day of our Longest Summer Ever fell on the longest day of the year. I mentioned in my last post about how we would not be returning to school in the fall and we’re spending the next 6 months or so exploring our interests and getting out… Continue reading »
It just doesn’t feel right without a new big thing we’re introducing into our life. Usually it’s babies, but each year I feel like we make a major shift in our lives and this year is no different.
10 years ago in March I was about 4 months pregnant and looking for a job…
I figured a maternity store might be a good fit (literally and figuratively) so I called them up a small maternity boutique and asked if they were hiring…
I’m not the type of person who gets concerned about birthdays. I’ve always liked my birthday and getting older doesn’t really bother me. But it’s also not lost on me that I’m having a very solidly-in-your-30’s birthday and I can’t help but compare it to early 20’s birthdays. For example: Saturday… Continue reading »
I’m not sure what I was expecting when I decided to be at home with the kids more. I knew they needed it and I needed it. In fact, the first month after I quit both jobs confirmed everything I had been thinking and feeling about staying at home.
Let’s call it the honeymoon phase.
So, I had a post about our 10 year anniversary which I wanted to sit down and write. I still will. But here’s what got in the way.
Sometimes people say to me “Four boys?! What’s that like?” I can’t quite put it into words… But today I got it. Basically it’s like this: So far I’ve found 62 socks and a match ain’t one. (But I do have a great matching game for my 2 year old.)… Continue reading »
I never understood why people were so down about New Year’s Resolutions. True, they can be a bit cliche, and most people don’t keep them. But if we’re honest with ourselves, it’s not the New Year or the Resolution’s fault that they don’t work out. It’s us.