How to Win Kid-Friends & Influence Little Monsters [My Secrets Exposed]

Hey there! It’s been a while. I’ve been around, and often think, man, I want to write something. And then I remember that I have a full time job now (from home, thank goodness) and no energy at the end of the day, and am fresh out of ideas most […]

Go Out and Play!

The kids have been back to school for about two and a half weeks. I’m exhausted, frankly, and so is the toddler that’s not yet in school. But the kids that ARE in school? They’ve got energy.

I don’t know where it comes from. They work hard all day, they have […]

There’s (another) Short Person In My House. #iPPP

Last week, I mentioned that Ivy wanted an elf sent to our house. You know, from the North Pole. In years past, I’ve been so very against having an elf. I mean, we already have to plan at least two solid weeks of traveling, buy and wrap all the presents, […]

Good, Clean Fun. #iPPP

Welcome to #iPPP! Sarah at The Sunday Spill and I want to see your funny, your yummy, your heartfelt, your favorite phone photos of the week. All you need is a blog post containing at least one photo from any phone camera. Link up below!

After bath time is goofy time. When there […]

A (Snow) Day in the Life

5:07 am: The dog nudges me awake, wanting to go outside. I unwillingly get out of bed. When I open the door, my bleary eyes see that the rain from last night has now turned to a wall of white wind, and snow covers the ground. I go back upstairs to […]

Every Day I’m Shoveling

He asks to play Minecraft even before he walks in the door, fresh off the bus. Tossing his coat aside (somewhere near the coat rack), he scans the room for my “big phone” with the pink case and gets lost in the world he’s made until I holler that it’s […]

2013: The Year of the Fun.

I’ve read a lot of bloggers who have chosen “words” or “themes” for the new year. I couldn’t really think of one until today, the last day of Christmas Break, when I took some pictures of the kids playing in the snow.

Fun.

Fun is my theme for the new year. It’s […]