On the end of summer and not hyping up firsts

I do this thing with birthdays where in my mind, it has to be the birthday person's most special day everrrrrr.  In concept, that sounds great.  But making that happen? Totally impossible.  You can't make every.single.birthday the most wonderful day ever. The pressure is crazy. Unfortunately, I do the same for firsts. I get all... Continue Reading →


Four and done.

The girls are growing up and I'm finally starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel and that light doesn't include any more babies. The girls are out of diapers.  They can get basic things like water and snacks for themselves.  They sleep (mostly) through the night and in their own room.... Continue Reading →

Solve the equation

Mona has a game at 7 on the north side of town and needs to be there at 6:30. Kbob has a game at 7 on the south side of town and needs to be there at 6:50. Two toddlers need to picked up by 5 in order for the previous two events to happen... Continue Reading →

Too emotional to think of a title

Oftentimes, when the girls are being extra whiney and extra needy, I tell myself "It's okay, they won't be babies forever, the crying and tantrums won't last forever," and then minutes later, when the tantrums and crying have stopped, I get sad. They won't be babies forever. I have become so accustomed to life with... Continue Reading →

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