I’m so glad to have my kids home again. First I got hugs… much needed after a few days without! (Do I feel that way every time they’re gone, you ask? To put it simply, […]
“Creativity doesn’t come from following instructions or guides. Sometimes you just have to look at others’ ideas, and then come up with your own.”
Today is one of those “bad mom” days. Ethan had reminded me to be sure to leave a little something under his pillow last night, and I completely forgot. I figured I’d try again tonight, […]
Yes, this is a blog-worthy event.
Fifteen minutes ago: “G’morning, sweet Ethan.” “Hi Mom.” (stretch!!!) “I’m not all the way awake yet. What time is it?” “Almost seven. We need to get up and get you two ready to go to […]
So you probably don’t remember my little post about chatting with Mary. Today I had the opportunity to chat with my less talkative child, via Gmail, in Spanish. Go figure. He’d just discovered gmail chat, […]
I don’t know when I started using this phrase with my kids as a way to hurry them out of bed in the morning. Incidentally, it’s lost its magic. This morning Mary responded, “So what […]
Her name wasn’t always Anne, and this is a long, strange story.
My kids are cracking me up today: “Have you wished in my wishing well yet?” “Why no I haven’t. I didn’t know you had one. Will you show it to me?” “Well SURE! Don’t forget […]
I figured this out by accident in Russia; today I’m making it with my kids again. And it is surprisingly simple…
“Bless that no serious incidents will occur in the middle of the night. No fires, tornadoes, or earthquakes, or even… well… I guess I am okay with having to get up to go to the […]
.. And that is all I have to say.