“I’m gonna vacuum our room!” Five glorious words I thought I’d never — ever — hear came rolling out of Big’s mouth one Sunday afternoon this summer. I have no idea what inspired it, but I certainly wasn’t going to question the universe rewarding me for nine years of the exact opposite behavior from this […]
Lately my newsfeed has been inundated with tales of summer parenting fatigue. We’re just a couple weeks into this season of unstructured adventure and it seems one more stray sock may just be the thing to send moms everywhere over the edge. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying it’s easy to be surrounded by […]
Last night we arrived home from a week away to a beautifully clean house—made beds, cleared counters, and sparkling toilets. Not because we left it that way, mind you, but because I’m spoiled (yes, I know I’m spoiled) enough to have a cleaning service come a couple times a month, and they happened to come […]
Last week we got a new shed. This may not sound all that monumental to some of you, but in our world, it is. Now we can clear out some of the stuff that’s been cluttering our house. And soon I’ll be able to breathe easier.