As autumn is upon us and the leaves are falling from the trees, I find myself saying the same sentences again and again… You can’t go outside without your pants on. Why they are so against pants I’ll never figure out. No we aren’t bringing all the acorns in the house. Ben has roughly a hundred acorns that … More Pants on, Pants off.
Overheard conversations~ Alex: Hey brother wanna tickle my butt Ben: Yeah, yeah, but will you smack mine? Alex: Brother, you have toothpaste on your eye. Ben: Where? Alex: on your eye. Ben: oh. I put it there Ben: Alex? Alex? ALEX! Alex: what? I am a kitty right now and my name is kitten. Ben: … More A Day In The Life
Dinner in 11 steps. Step 1. Catch kid. Sit him at the table. Look closely at kid realize he’s covered in dirt. Make him wash his hands. Spend the next ten minutes yelling about soap, water, and cursing under your breath. Step 2. Sit kid back down. Kid realizes there are vegetables on his plate. … More JUST EAT THE PEAS.
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Video of a bear rolling down a hill in Denali National Park in Alaska is going viral after YouTube user David Pangborn from Duluth, Minnesota, uploaded it on Monday. In the minute-and-a-half clip, the animal starts walking normally on four legs and then just seems to give up and start rolling…
This exact time four years ago, we were loading them up in the pouring rain. I was shaking. I was so scared. I had no business trying to keep two tiny humans alive. I knew that I loved them and I would try my very best but I had my doubts. I still have doubts. … More Tiny little burritos
After what seemed like a thousand years, (it was 14 years full time, 18 years on and off), I quit my job. I have dreamed of this day for almost as long as I worked for them. I thought I’d go out in a blaze of glory. Maybe set the building a flame and watch … More I Quit You.
The boys are in their 4th full week of camp. We had a rocky start. Lots of tears, begging, and separation anxiety. They cried too. I have a few reflections on school camp. 1. Other moms scare me. I just don’t know how one handles a preschooler and an infant. Just when I thought my … More Reflections