In the fall of 2010, Scott and I started to talk about potentially moving. Juliana was a year from Kindergarten and we were considering a move to a different school district. Soon we were looking at lots of houses and we found a few that we liked, but to buy what we needed it was going . . . → Read More: Our Home
Ah, Mother’s Day. The children are pleasant and spend the day with their father while the mother sleeps in, goes to brunch with friends, and has a relaxing day. Oh…that’s just folklore?
Don’t get me wrong, Mother’s Day did not go unrecognized. The children brought home projects and cards from school and Scott sent . . . → Read More: Get Your Corn Dog Stick Out of Your Sister’s Ear!
The winter has been long and last weekend we had a glimpse of spring – a few days of sunshine and warm temperatures. My kids need outside time and in the winter they are stuck inside too much. Once spring arrives they will spend hours each day outside. Until then I planned to make . . . → Read More: We Pet an Elephant and Other Outside Fun
I will start out with the drama for those of you looking for an update on Scott. Scott was in a car accident last weekend and has a concussion. He hasn’t been able to drive or work since then and has spent most of the past week resting is a dark room. He is improving . . . → Read More: Disney, Dancing, Dragons and Drama
We used to take a family picture on our wedding anniversary each year – nothing formal, usually in the front yard, tripod and timer. Here are the first five years. A picture in the front yard sounds so simple, but it was always complicated – everyone at home, matching clothes or random, contain the . . . → Read More: Our Family Photo Shoot
Last Sunday we watched the Steelers game at our house and the boys had so much fun running wild with my brother. Uncle Nick is one of Wyatt’s favorite playmates. Every time Nick sat down, Wyatt found a place near him. Wyatt makes the most of our short visits with Nick.
In the . . . → Read More: Our Merry Christmas
There are people who decorate as soon as Halloween is over. Others like to have their Christmas decorations up for Thanksgiving and a lot of people decorate as soon as Thanksgiving is over. I think one month is plenty of time for the Christmas tree so we usually put it up on or after . . . → Read More: Decking the Halls
Juliana has been asking to go ice skating for years. Scott took her to an outdoor rink once and she was cold and he spent most of the time hunched over holding her up.
A few weeks ago one of our friends mentioned that she was taking her son for his first ice skating lesson and told me . . . → Read More: Skate Skate Skate
It’s been 6 weeks since Juliana started first grade; I’m not sure how the weeks have passed so quickly. We met her teacher Ms C the week before school started and Juliana immediately felt better about first grade. Juliana even drew a picture of her and Ms C on the cover of her “All . . . → Read More: First Grade – 6 Weeks
When Scott suggested that we go to the Renaissance Festival, I wasn’t sure that the kids would enjoy it. Then we found out that last weekend was Military weekend and we all got in for the cost of one adult, so at least it was a low investment. Last Sunday was a beautiful day . . . → Read More: Where Do You Go to See a Unicorn?