Déjà Vu Big Sister Style

As I was busy frying up some ground turkey for dinner, my oldest came around the corner holding my youngest. I immediately inhaled and told her to STOP.RIGHT.THERE. I had to get the camera (or, my trust iPad). I had to show her what I was seeing in my mind’s eye and remembering like it […]

Your Daily Dose of Double Chin

As her eyes match mine more regularly, widening, while her face fills out, The rolls of baby fat begin to accumulate on her arms and thighs, The baby talk of oohs and coos begin, as do her newborn smiles, Love fills the room, our hearts, our family, Spilling over like the sweet skin of her […]

Kissy Face with Daddy

Baby Sis gettin’ some smooches from hubs in her sweet-as-Apple-pie pigtails. Could you not just DIE from cuteness? Never miss a thing! Subscribe today for all kinds of crazy parenting fun!

Best Kids Valentine Card EVER!

It seems, one of my first-grader’s classmates doesn’t like him. Or maybe she really does, in a ‘boys-are-icky’ kind-of way, but she didn’t want him to know it. Either way, I just about snorted coffee out of my nose when I saw this Valentine he received: Tell me, how do you really feel about my […]

{Insert Applause Here}

See that cute kid right there? He’s got this amazing trait – he applauds everybody. He’s that kind-of child that promotes fair-play, clapping for every move, every play. An equal-opportunity clapper, if you will. It doesn’t matter to him who performed well. But, if it’s his siblings? Look out – he’s El Speedo Clappo. Fast […]

My Arm Needed Artwork, Apparently

Don’t ask me what the heck he was thinking, the kid colors everything. I guess I was next. I needed something pretty. My arm was too bare. (Take your pick on his what his reasoning was.) And? I didn’t wash it off. Some of the soccer parents may have been looking at me a tad […]

My Toddler Plays Soccer Now. OH, MY HEART!

She came down from upstairs, calling to me. “Wook, mom! Wook!“ She swirled her skort around for me, as she jumped and hopped in excitement over wearing actual official soccer cleats and shin-guards. My heart sped up, swelled and died all at once. She’s three-and-a-half and yet still a baby. And she wore this smile […]

My Garden Loves Me. No Really. Look.

See? This is what my children and I saw outside today. How sweet is that? For more Wednesday fun, visit Wordless Wednesday, 5MFM, MomSpective, MomDot, Seven Clown Circus and We Are THAT Family. Never miss a thing! Subscribe today for all kinds of crazy parenting fun!

That’s How He Rolls. Literally.

A formula for awesome:Take my youngest.Add to that one variable dumbbell.The end result? Lots and lots of laughter, as he pushes it around the floor. And endless fun for him. Cuz well, y’know, that’s how he rolls. {Giggle} For more Wednesday fun, visit Wordless Wednesday, 5MFM, MomSpective, MomDot, Seven Clown Circus and We Are THAT […]

Reason 23894374983274 I’m an Amateur

Wearing black + sanding furniture = no bueno All arrows pointing to places that collected mega-sawdust. Yes, even down my shirt. Baby Dude was less than enthused. My shower never felt so good, nor so dirty. Oy! For more Wednesday fun, visit Wordless Wednesday, 5MFM, MomSpective, MomDot, Seven Clown Circus and We Are THAT Family. […]