Christmas in November!

I imagine that as of November 1st the kids started practicing for their Christmas recital at school.  Jane would hum a few Christmas songs when she got home from school, but during Monday’s cleaning I found her guitar. The guitar is an Elena plastic guitar from...

The November Purge

This is a wonderful time of the year.  The time of the year where the working parents and grandparents guilt manifest into toys that no one has any room for.  So the first or second week I take a week vacation off of work for: THE PURGE During this time I make a list...

No good deed goes unnoticed.

For William’s 4th birthday my dad bought him an awesome tent.  Huge.  When we set it up in his room it took up a quarter of his room.  He insisted we rearrange bookshelves, toy boxes, and everything to accommodate this tent. A day’s work, but whatever,...

The 4 Letter Word in Parenting? LICE

I’ll never forget when I first found lice in my beautiful daughter’s hair.  I was putting her hair into French braid pig tails to send her for a weekend with her Nana.  Daddy and I were going away for a quick, much needed, weekend away.  I finished the first braid...