Parenting

The ins and outs of parenting, either in a general sense or the parent of any of the sub-categories: cloth diapering, babywearing, breastfeeding. I’m sure more will come as well.


Last Thursday, the third grade put on a Christmas program at the elementary school. They did one during the day for the rest of the grades and one at night for parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings, neighbors, and so on. BigBrother told me a number of times how excited he felt to stand on stage and sing the songs.… Read More
Yesterday, after all of the big conversations, the boys took on Mouse Trap. LittleBrother got the board game for his birthday on Monday. I told him that after dinner, he could work on setting it up. I didn’t figure he would be able to do it by himself the first time, so I told him I would help him after I cleaned up the kitchen.… Read More
For Our Future

For Our Future


Posted By on Nov 25, 2014

I stepped back into his dimly lit bedroom. He sat on his bed, reading by the lamp on his nightstand. “Hey, is my phone in here?” I just put him to bed five minutes earlier and suddenly couldn’t locate my phone.… Read More
You Are Seven, and You Love Big

You Are Seven, and You Love Big


Posted By on Nov 24, 2014

Dear LittleBrother, Seven. Today you are seven. I can’t even believe it. You’ve grown a lot this year. Physically, you grew at least four inches from the beginning of spring to the end of fall. That’s a lot of growing in a short amount of time.… Read More
Birthday Party Retrospective

Birthday Party Retrospective


Posted By on Nov 22, 2014

I just finished packing 24 little goodie bags for the boys’ birthday party tomorrow. I’m hoping 24 is enough. When you do the dual-birthday-party, you end up with double the kids in one party. Due to life and holidays and all that jazz, I don’t think we’ll have more than 24, but I have extra bags to fill just in case.… Read More

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