Parenting is HARD!

Just so it’s clear this picture is my oldest son. It is not staged, it was just a regular afternoon out in the back yard. I said smile for the camera and that is what he gave me! Priceless. This past week our schedule has been totally out of whack. I had a really good run.…

Family Vacations

Thank heavens for family vacations. We didn’t take an extravagant vacation we just tagged along with my husband on a work trip. This meant I did not have a car so were hung out at the hotel. My kids were ok with that. They had a heated pool so that was all they needed. I…

Growing Up In The Orchard

In the past week we have seen some much needed rain in my area. This means that anytime my boys head outside they get muddy! Its fun and I love that they get to play like this, but goodness its a never ending mess! My husband and I sat outside and watched the boys have…

Making My Boys Share A Room

After having baby #2 my husband and I decided that the boys would have separate rooms. Not because we are such sweet considerate parents but because we thought it would be easier. You know, having them go to separate rooms when they are in trouble and napping and bed time routines would just be easier to…