The brothers have been extra helpful around the house for the past week.
It’s because they wanted something, of course, but I really can’t complain.
“Do you have any chores for me to do?” “Can I help you cook dinner?” “Do you want me to round up the laundry?” “Can I clean the toilet?”
Yes.… Read More
The weather is kinda odd. This week feels weird. It’s only Wednesday?
On Monday, it felt hot and gross outside. The boys played outside with friends; we finished our snack with sweaty heads. Then the clouds rolled in, the rain started, and it didn’t stop.… Read More
Summer officially ended and fall, oh fall, is officially here. Our backyard, and our front one for that matter, look a little crisp around the edges.
I pulled all of my marigolds already. They got incredibly large, as usual, but they separated and started dying a little earlier than usual this year.… Read More
Last week, I got to go to the boys’ school not once, but twice to enjoy Muffins with Mom. On the first day, which honored 2nd and 3rd graders, we left the house ahead of schedule and pulled up in front of the school just as BigBrother exclaimed, “My backpack!”
Listen.… Read More
The boys had their second sleepover at our house last night. Now that I’ve hosted two, I’m obviously an expert on how to throw a successful sleepover. So I’m here to tell you how to do it without losing your mind.… Read More
It looks even better baked, but they ate it too quickly.
In elementary school, I spent many Friday and Saturday nights at a close friend’s house. Sometimes it was just the two of us, sometimes a whole gaggle of giggly little girls.… Read More