Mini came into my room while I was folding laundry and asked if she could reorganize my shoe closet. While I didn’t realize I was Oprah and had enough shoes to warrant a closet of their own, I said yes. Sure, she can reorganize my shoe closet. If there’s anything I’ve learned about parenting a… Continue reading Business As Usual: Keeping Her Busy
It rained all day Friday and Saturday, but that didn’t stop us from having a great weekend. We went out to eat, had oodles of family time, and hung out with friends and played games most of the weekend. On Friday, Mike worked from home, I took Mini to get a haircut, and we played… Continue reading It’s all fun and games until someone spills a Diet Coke in your lap
Well. Our St. Patrick’s Day started off a little shaky. How was yours? After Mini spilled her cereal and we cleaned up the mess, she got dressed for church. And insisted that she already brushed her hair. It was rough. But what can I say? Every morning can’t be magically delicious. But this craft she… Continue reading Top O’ the Mornin’ to Ya
Me: Hey, guess what? We’re planning a trip to Texas for Grandpa’s birthday party! Kids: Woohoo! Me: Hey, where are you going Max? *** 5 minutes later The trip is a month away but I think he’s ready for Texas. Is Texas ready for him?
And she likes to HELP! and be IN CHARGE! of setting the table. I couldn’t help but tell her to hold it a second before I ran to get the camera. Have I been blogging too long? I’m going to show her this picture when she’s 15. Hopefully she’ll remember how awesome it was to… Continue reading She really LOVES salad.
Well, it already happened: the first time I embarrassed my daughter in public. While we were waiting for Max at the ice rink, I offered Mini my jacket because it looked like she was cold. She let it slide right off her shoulders. What’s up, buttercup? Don’t you want to be warm? She said, “No,… Continue reading It Has Begun
Tonight was Layer Night at Awana. 35 layers and 10 minutes earlier, he was outside riding his scooter. Taking the movement of his limbs for granted. Oh how hard we both worked to get into all those shirts, pants, and socks. Oh how hard we laughed.