Visit to Kentucky for Birthday Party

Last weekend, Harlan and I packed up and went to Kentucky to celebrate GiGi’s birthday. It was a great time catching up with family and friends. We left late Wednesday night, and Harlan was a champ on the airplane. The next day, we had dentist appointments, which we were really grateful for. Friday, we visited… Continue reading Visit to Kentucky for Birthday Party

Pumpkins Everywhere

One of our neighbors put up a spectacularly creepy set of homemade Halloween decorations while one party was out of town. Upon return, drama ensued and the decorations have been taken down. Interesting window into the lives of others. The boys are getting excited about Halloween, but I only have a full costume commitment from… Continue reading Pumpkins Everywhere

Daniel Tiger

The younger boys are obsessed with Daniel Tiger lately. They keep acting out scenes from the show. Recently, I mentioned Porter’s comments, but the other day, Harlan loaded a beach pail with grass, brought it in the house and dumped it out. I sent him to time out because I was so surprised and annoyed… Continue reading Daniel Tiger

Cute Things

There’s been a few cute things the kids have done/said lately: Harlan has moved on from saying “You yelled at me, Mommy” and getting upset. Now he says, you hurted my feelings! And the other day, when we were getting ready to do a Facetime call after he’d been crying, he looked at himself on… Continue reading Cute Things

Bike to School Day

Last week, we had a killer Wednesday. There was Kindergarten registration for Porter, piano lesson, early release for the older kids, a parent-teacher conference, preschool pick up and drop off, soccer practice, and a quick night out with an alumna for me. Patrick had to take a day off so we could deal with everything.… Continue reading Bike to School Day