The kids were talking about dreams they have had. One of my girls has a recurring dream in which her hand falls off and the kids pass it around the van! My second daughter Joy asked me how they can remember dreams if they were asleep. I told her that our brains are still . . . → Read More: Afraid of the Dark
When we first got married, I was teaching full time and taking six graduate hours each semester, while my husband was finishing his degree. So two years later when my husband took his first job, I was able to stay home and focus my efforts on being a wife and homemaker.
We didn’t have any . . . → Read More: Baking my Husband’s First Birthday Cake from Me
My husband and I have been playing a game on the Wii a few nights a week after we put the kids to bed and while I’m feeding the baby. When I put Bobby to bed one evening Jason hung around messing with the settings.
The kids had finished their school work early the next . . . → Read More: Love the Little Things
This package of three games that we won came right when I had decided we needed to be playing more board games with the kids. I have made a point to sit down with them at least once a week for a game. What I love about these Simply Fun games is that the kids . . . → Read More: Family Time with Simply Fun Games
I haven’t been as organized this year. I know we’re doing something special today, but I’m not positive exactly what! Never the less I picked up some of my favorite green foods so that I’d have something to work with! Here we go….
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One day this week we took our whole crew out to eat at a cheap place. I stayed with the kids at a table while Jason went to get our food.
As he was walking to the counter, I noticed something stuck to the bottom of his shoe. Ha ha it looked like toilet paper, . . . → Read More: Something stuck to the bottom of the shoe
…because it feels like it’s always my kid. This was my three-year-old’s spring program at the one day a week Mom’s Day Out. See if you can spot him. I know it’ll be difficult, (har har) but try!
Uh huh! Yeah, well, in his defense his teacher told me that he usually . . . → Read More: Is it always my kid?
“What should we do while Mom eats breakfast? Why take all the dress up clothes and stick them in a bath full of water of course!” Did I really need more laundry to wash? Really? Laundry–it’s a monster. As a new family of seven our laundry is reaching new highs, literally!
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I finished my shopping at Costco (Where else?) and was pushing the cart full with baby and groceries when I got my first glimpse of the outside. Dark clouds covered the sky and it looked like it was going to downpour any minute. I rushed to get the baby in the van and was happy . . . → Read More: Fear Driving
When I was little I didn’t like milk. I’m not sure when I rejected milk because of course that’s how babies grow, but I don’t remember drinking it voluntarily except with an cookie!
We lived on a few acres of land, and I spent my time chasing my many cats or singing at the top . . . → Read More: My Earliest OREO Memory