Escape artist/ the story of an unobservant mother

Last night we went to a park for the mandatory soccer meeting at the beginning of the season to meet your coach and find out about practices and such. There were something like 500 people there all to meet their coaches, get their team t-shirt, and learn the guidelines of ...

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"Meatball, I need you!"

Those are the words spoken tonight at dinner by Reece, our two year old. He has mastered using a fork. What good manners. He has mastered using a spoon. What good manners. He has learned how to be mostly polite, but he still lacks the skills of eating with his ...

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Reece's B-day Pictures

Here is the link to the birthday pictures. It was the best easiest birthday ever at our house. I should do that more often. Reece’s actual birthday was Monday and I considered taking the kids out for ice cream to celebrate but when they were given the option to ...

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Reece's 2nd Birthday

We had a family birthday party for Reece’s 2nd birthday on Saturday. Mom, Dad, Melinda, Benj, Jason came. We went to Jungle Playland and since the weather was sunny we practically had the whole place to ourselves. After that we had lunch at the nearby Burgerville and then went ...

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Lucia Falls in the Rain

We went to Lucia Falls on Saturday. We had so much fun there last year and we were hoping for a repeat. It was much different this year. The water was a good 4 or 5 feet higher so the falls themselves were more impressive, but a lot less rocks ...

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Stuff worthy to write up

  • Micah cut his own hair this weekend. This is because Isaac was “pretending” to cut his own hair with his pocketknife, and well, Monkey see, monkey do… Micah actually did and used his preschool scissors for the job and now he has a tiny bald spot right where a unicorn ...
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The dumbest player ever

Yep, that’s me. I have been called that name by my 4 year old son this week. How it came to be my new title is this: I was playing Uno with Micah, I was helping him so he could win and learn the rules and strategy, apparently I ...

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The rant of the day

Bear with me and my insecurities. I am going to rant right now. I have this problem, I think people don’t like me unless they share random little useless facts about themselves with me. I love hearing little day to day quirks about people. The small accomplishments, the little ...

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I want to sew again!

Because Reece was sick those few weeks back, I had to hang around the house too much. That just means that I get ancy and find some big project to do. The crazy involved project I chose this time was gonna be that I paint my bedroom, but I decided ...

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