Nothing says back-to-school madness like a Facebook feed full of smiling faces holding sweet signs exclaiming, “First day of 2nd grade!” or “I’m in preschool now!” And today, as my boys are off enjoying(?!) their first days—one in kindergarten, one in 3rd grade—my page is quite obviously missing that milestone picture. Not because I don’t […]
Yesterday Little became a bit less…well, little. He turned 5. 5! I’m not really sure why, but I loved referring to him as my 4-year old and I’m kind of having trouble coming to terms with this number.
Gratitude is a funny thing. Sometimes you have to really work to come up with reasons to be thankful. Then, come Thanksgiving, you find yourself noticing the little everyday wonders that make up your world. And you’re reminded that you really are grateful for the ordinary — the little things that make life so very […]
The other day while we were out and about in our neighborhood, my speed demon, Little, took a pretty major scooter spill. He’d gotten a bit ahead of me, so I didn’t see it, but I did hear screaming and, when I got around the bend, he was walking back toward me with blood all […]
The other day, Little, Pink and I were in Pink’s room while I changed her diaper doing something fabulous. I heard a noise down the hall. It was familiar, but unexpected since nobody else was home. I turned to Little and said, “Do you hear that?” “Yeah, it’s Pink’s dog book.” Right. Because it’s totally […]