While sorting through the last mountain of paperwork on my dining room table I rip up a few things into a trashcan beside me. Aaron: "Are you switching to T-Mobile?" Me: "No. Why?" Aaron: "Well people that do get to make that sound." (Tearing up higher bills...I'm guessing he's referring to an advertisement???) Sir...you're six. [...]
Holiday Food Ideas For Kids
Now this is something the kids would love!
How to start a Thursday evening…
Thursday Evening... 6:16 Left work. Daycare closes at 6:30....speeding...speeding... 6:29 Sprint into daycare. Manager says the boys are still in the afterschool clubhouse. Sprint outside and barge into the clubhouse. 6:31 Every employee that works for the daycare is sitting down waiting for their staff meeting to begin. 6:32 Aaron is throwing a temper tantrum [...]
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Back To School Tirade!
That time of year is here yet again. Back to school, folks! No more children in the house destroying property and eating all of the groceries. I figured it would be best to focus on the positive before diving in to my more frustrating thoughts on the upcoming "first day". This year both of the [...]
What Does Your Road Trip Sound Like?
Aaron: "oohhhh!! I'm Steph Curry...he shoots he scores..." Super hero toys fly through the air into large plastic bins on the floor. The boys are hard at work cleaning their room...finally. Isaiah: "Here comes Thomas Jefferson...OOOOOO...he hits a 3-pointer!" Me: "ummm...Thomas Jefferson?" Isaiah: "You know...the one who always hits the jump shots." Me: "You mean [...]
An Old Story for TBT
I am the only girl in the house. I have my husband, a 6yr old, and a 3 yr old. My boys can drive me absolutely INSANE but at the same time they make me laugh each and every day. The things my boys say and do are hilarious. The things they make me say [...]
Disney Makes Me Cry
When I became a mother I viewed things much differently. Every male child my son's age or younger somehow became mine. Well, at least in the movies or on TV. If the character hurt I felt as if it was my own child and it broke my heart. I distinctly remember standing in my son's [...]
Driving to the mall this afternoon I was listening to an audio book. The narrator was talking about how boys on the playground can give each other bloody noses and then be best friends again the next day. Isaiah: "Just like conflict corner!" Me: "Conflict what?" Isaiah: "Conflict Corner is a place in my P.E. [...]