Tag Archives: motherhood

I’m American.

Last time I wasn’t sure of the context. Just because I heard a kid say “Miss Saigon” did not necessarily mean anything. Middle school cafeterias are usually chaotic: the clamoring of chairs and trays, the opening and closing of doors, … Continue reading

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Summer Day 3

My kids are officially out of school, and we have almost survived our first week of summer break. Almost. E-dogg finished his elementary school career (sniff, sniff) last week. Then for Memorial Day weekend, we rented a cabin with dear … Continue reading

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Small Eyes…Again

Five years ago, Ethan was being asked about his eyes from kids at school. I wrote about it here: Why Are Your Eyes Small? A couple weeks ago, the topic came up again this time from his younger brother. Connor is in 3rd grade. … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Christmas

A couple days ago, my boys earned a lump of coal for Christmas. While they sprinted to start their iPad time, their quick mama noticed that the requisite piano practicing seemed shorter than it was supposed to be. Turns out, it was. Deliberately. … Continue reading

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Mom Sighs & Savors

Our Tooth Fairy is really bad. She might even be the worst. It is not unusual for her to be late. She has written apology notes, added interest to the going rate, and been such a repeat offender than even calendar … Continue reading

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Home

We are in a season of transition again, but I do believe that having been in this season less than four years ago makes this time a bit easier. Still, we are new and facing many scenarios where our comfort … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Easy Being E

(So there’s some big news in this entry. I’m still not on Facebook till Easter even though the blog automatically posts to it, so if you have a question or comment that you want me to see, you’ll have to … Continue reading

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