Six On You

  “The six year old is awake” you proclaim as you strut the robes of full fledged kid-dom. Six on you looks like full length movies and an 8 o’clock bedtime… and an imagination that fills the nighttime dark. Six still means holes in every pair of pants you own… paint […]

The Whimsical Chaos Of Normal.

      If you come to visit us you might be confused. You might also be run over… We move quickly sometimes… to get not very much done. *** “Can we stop running back and forth for just five  minutes?” I bellow at the little feet that zoom past […]

I Hate It When She’s Right.

  A lot of times, by the end of the day, I am just so tired of my kids. Really?  They’re still so little and cute.  Neither of them are over five… I mean, don’t get tired of them yet – they’ll be around for a long time.  Besides, you […]

Where the Booties Go.

  He grins slightly as I hold him to my chest.  He twirls my hair in his chubby one-year-old fingers, and I whisper to him, “Slow down… take your time… You’re amazing me… and devastating me.”   He smiles big and shakes his head.  “Uh uh”, he says – his new favorite […]

Did my birthday happen?

  Monday was my birthday and I’m not sure if it even happened. We just moved into our new home several days ago, both of my boys got sick, ended up at the ER with ear infections, and after four nights of the baby not sleeping, I’m not sure I […]