Hey! I know her!

Hey! I know her!

6:50AM - We are standing at the bus stop in a crowd of kids who are running around. Moms are all dressed in their PJ'S with super hot hairstyles called "it's too early for this". A white minivan passes the bus stop on its way out of our neighborhood. Suddenly Isaiah starts loudly proclaiming he [...]

What Does Your Road Trip Sound Like?

What Does Your Road Trip Sound Like?

The Mellix family was on the road this weekend. We took a short road trip (2 hours) to Darlington, SC where my husband sang at a youth service. We had an incredible time and met some fantastic people. I enjoyed spending some time away from the house with my family. Our road trips are a [...]

Basketball History

Basketball History

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 [...]

How To Make A Bagel (7 easy steps)

How To Make A Bagel (7 easy steps)

Cut bagel in half. Put bagel in toaster for 1-2 minutes. (lightly toast it...be careful not to burn!) Get cream cheese out of the fridge. Stare in utter disappointment at the empty container. Rejoice because you've lived with these two boys & handsome man of your dreams for so long you're prepared for moments like [...]

Don’t Mess With My 5 Year Old…

Don’t Mess With My 5 Year Old…

The other day I was cleaning up the kitchen while the boys ran back and forth through the apartment playing some sort of war game. I noticed a large bruise on Isaiah's arm and asked how he got it. Isaiah: "Aaron bit me yesterday when we were climbing down the mountain." (They went hiking with [...]

Can He Afford His Big Dreams?

Can He Afford His Big Dreams?

Isaiah was recently hired by his father to do dishes. I know...that's a topic all on its own. The focus here is Aaron's meltdown regarding the whole situation. Aaron: "Isaiah, can I help you with the dishes and then we can split the money?" Me: "Isaiah are you seriously subcontracting out your one chore. I [...]