Monthly Archives: January 2016

Potty Training (again still)

I am potty training Reid and Will *gasp*!  Although it’s been 3 weeks, I have withheld this vital information from my blog because a) if it was a dismal failure after day 1 I didn’t want to have to recant … Continue reading

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Missing

This morning, I gave Reid and Will their cereal bowls but hadn’t yet given them spoons. “Uh-oh!  What are you missing?”  Eric asked them. “The C and the I!”  They both replied immediately in unison. “What?”  Eric asked, looking confused. … Continue reading

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Going Places

Before I had kids, I had no idea how much work it took for moms to be out and about with clean, dressed children.  So I will tell you how I get out of the house so that you appreciate … Continue reading

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Recess

“And the worst part of my day,” Stephen said, “was…you know, the same thing it always is,” he said, looking annoyed.  “Recess.  There’s nothing to do at recess.  I just walk around waiting for it to be over.” He liked … Continue reading

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I did it…

That thing I wasn’t gonna do.  And it’s all Amazon’s fault! I was surfing the web on Black Friday, innocently minding my own business, when I saw an ad for Amazon’s new kindle fire for $35.  Disbelieving and skeptical (too … Continue reading

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On Candy Crush

Gifts of Kindles for Christmas has turned us into Candy Crush players.  As I’ve gotten into the higher levels, I usually fail and lose all my lives without passing the level.  Stephen sat next to me yesterday, gleefully exploding candy … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards

Stephen made each member of the family original cards for Christmas.  He put one in each person’s stocking, and themed it based on each person’s individual interest (but the twins had to share). For me, because I love books and … Continue reading

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