Archives for 2016


It’s December.  The most WONDERFUL month of the year!  I’ve already buckled my seatbelt and located all of the tissues, and it’s a good thing, because I am turning into a bigger sap every day. This is the first year that both of my kids will be old enough to really enjoy all that is […]

Dear Teachers….

Dear Teachers, It’s the day before my littles begin preschool.  Today was one of our best days of the summer, and I am so acutely aware that tomorrow they’ll be off to meet you! Ugh, I’m dreading it. OMG, I’m so excited. My kitchen is organized, breakfast is planned, and a newly printed “chore chart” […]

Middle is 2. TWO.

Dear Middle, Son, I’ve been putting this post off for almost two weeks.  I knew it would make me cry. That’s all the typing it took to start the waterworks.  Lord help your sap of a mother. Make no mistake, you are my baby, and I spoil you so.  I can’t help it.  You’re my […]

It’s Summmmmmmerrrr…..

It has been TOO LONG. This summer has been sweet, oh so sweet. In June we took the kids on a road trip to Quantico, Virginia, and Camp Lejeune, North Carolina to see some friends and family.  We were on the road for about ten days, just me, the hubs, and the kiddos. I’ll be […]

Poppyseed is FOUR…and other things.

Last month, my first born child turned four.  FOUR.  4. Did you know – 4 is not a baby?  4 is not a toddler.  A four year old is a full blown kid. This. Is. Too. Much. She has opinions.  About EVERYTHING. She argues like a 12 year old.  Half of the time, she actually […]

Middle Boy is 18 Months Old

Well, actually 18.5.  I’ll begin this post by stating the obvious… I don’t post or blog nearly enough.  But tonight I just HAD to, because we are in such as sweet spot.  This blog is going to be primarily about Baby Middle, who we now refer to as Middle Boy, but I have to mention […]