Conversations With Tobin: Chapel Edition

Tobin's daycare is part of a church system, so the kids pray  every day and go to chapel once a week. He's been at this daycare a little over a year, and hasn't really talked much about any of the religious stuff he's learning. Until recently. In the last month or so, he's been saying things here and there that are so funny coming out of our little toddler. The other night, while I was taking … [Read more...]

Beyond Thankful

Grandmas Brood

For many years, November has been hard for me. This year, though, I made a huge effort to stay ahead of the sad and concentrate on being really thankful for what I have and who I am. For the most part, I succeeded. There were definitely hard parts to the month, and I'm still coming away from some of those feelings now; but, it was so much better than it's been before. With that being said, I'm … [Read more...]

When I Am Rich

When I am rich, I will... have a housekeeper, buy hardcover books, volunteer at the kids' schools, get manicures and pedicures every two weeks, go back to school, own a house with a small yard, go on vacation, have a craft room, have a swimming pool, become a librarian, have another baby, get a big dog, exercise every day, sponsor an artist, give money to PBS and … [Read more...]

Getting Our Halloween On!

Eyeball Covered Pumpkin PSK

This year is the first that N really wanted to do decorations for Halloween, and T got in on the act too. We don't have much room for doing anything inside, but we did a few things on our little apartment porch. We didn't do a lot, but we had fun doing the few things we did! Happy Halloween!     … [Read more...]