Monthly Archives: October 2011

an unexpected surprise

About a month ago I received a phone call from my pediatricians office. I had a moment of panick, “all the kids are here so I know no one is hurt,” and “I know all my accounts are square,” things like that. The woman on the other line must have heard the confusion and bewilderment […]

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Vegas, baby.

So Ryan and I went to Vegas for those of you that didn’t know – we left last Thursday and came back on Sunday. It was a warm, fast get away, but I am glad that we did it. We had a great time. The weeks leading up to the trip had me in a […]

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Whirlwind

There is so much to share. So much. We’ve had a crazy month or so. Today is the first day of NO-COMMITTMENTS. I’m thrilled. So thrilled I’m making all of my dinners for the rest of the week in preparation for potential chaos. This is the FIRST morning in a very, very long time that […]

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dinner and shoe shopping and little things

Can I say that I’m really trying to take moments to breathe and appreciate the small things. I sometimes wonder if I’m being an effective mother while on the hamster wheel of life. It all seems to come down to decisions. Decisions, sometimes, I don’t like to make. For example yesterday my boys had really […]

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nesting

I was talking with a friend yesterday about her need to clean up, clean out, organize. I think, even though we’ve evolved beyond some of our primal instincts. Occasionaly they rear their heads and we find ourselves preparing for hibernation. I know I am. I’m fixing, painting, cleaning out. Moving room by room. Last week […]

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