Tomorrow is the first day of second grade for the twins and they are excited but nervous. For the first time though I see more nervousness in Kayla and more excitement in Reagan. Such a change from last year!!! I have their clothes all laid out for them already and they've got their backpacks lined… Continue reading New Steps
Today I was shopping for a baby shower that I was attending and my youngest daughter, Bethany, thought it was fabulous. Everything I picked out was "so cute" and "to adorable"!!! When I was finally done picking out everything Bethany happened to mention that she just loves that I'm having more kids and that it's… Continue reading Twins Again?
When you live in a home like mine you have to be prepared for someone to do or say something that's going to make you laugh. We all laugh easily here and probably over the stupidest things sometimes. Example, this morning I sneezed so hard the cat sitting on my lap fell off. Not jumped… Continue reading So Easy
Our home has never been quiet. If it is was I think I might have a panic attack (not a joke) I'm from a VERY loud family. Mike of course would love a little less noise, he being from a VERY quiet family, we will meet in the middle some day (LOL). Anyway, as I… Continue reading A Full Set
Croup, for those of you that are unfamiliar with it, is a virus and in kids they develop a nasty cough. The cough is distinctive in it sounds as you believe your child has turned into a barking seal. If that's not horrible enough when that barking seal sound becomes even more concentrated you know… Continue reading A Mother’s Fear
I'm always amazed at our girls as they had out to school. They have no fear. They are full of joy and wonder for what the new day will hold and they face it fearlessly. I love it but I also wonder when I lost it? Do any of you face the day with a… Continue reading Confidence
In my "former life" as a labor & delivery nurse I learned a term that I ended up loving. We called it laboring down. We could only do this for our mothers who had an epidural but it was a wonderful way once the mother's had reached 10 cm to allow a little down time… Continue reading Labor Down
I have a family that loves to tell stories. Big and small adventures they all have a great beginning, middle and ending. I wish I could tell the tales as well as my dad, uncle and aunt but I so don't have that gene. They can keep people laughing for hours. Some of my favorite… Continue reading Family Tales