where my kids at?

Aug 9, 2010 by

my friend nickey sent this link to me today and i almost peed my pants. i’m suddenly rethinking this whole car thing– i...

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tired much?

May 7, 2010 by

last night, after dinner, per my usual, i had to lay down on the couch and take 5. for some reason, after i eat any meal, i feel far...

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laying it on thick

May 6, 2010 by

i’m making lunch this afternoon and elias is shouts from the toy room:“mom, it’s so great of you that you’re...

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piper’s sweet mullet

Apr 1, 2010 by

the other day, piper and i were watching a little ellen on tivo while i folded some laundry. we’re both big fans of ellen....

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eli’s quote of the day

Feb 18, 2010 by

it’s early, but eli’s one liners wait for no one. i had told elias that i’d consider letting him watch one more show...

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what are these big things?

Feb 8, 2010 by

i am brimming with things to write. overflowing. and yet i still am struggling to find time to blog amidst the 12 hours missing from...

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grease monkey

Sep 22, 2009 by

this story is a perfect example of why mothers don’t have extra time. bear with me… after our play date with lee, cadie,...

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i smell good

Sep 14, 2009 by

i walked into eli’s room tonight to tuck him in and say goodnight, per the usual after dave reads him a story. he’s at the...

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tea time…or pee time?

Sep 8, 2009 by

so i’m cleaning the toy room the other night and i’m looking for these magnets that go to something i wanted to hang in...

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when you ask for a trim…

Jun 23, 2009 by

i love lilacs.although their life is short-lived, it is deliciously fragrant and beautiful…and enjoyed immensely by yours truly....

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"gotcha last"

Jun 16, 2009 by

so this morning, as i made my tea and waited for the clothes in the dryer to fluff, elias wanted to play chase. so we run around for a...

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boogers, earwax, and eyelashes

Mar 4, 2009 by

the thing i love about children is they are in so many ways mirrors of their parents. our speech, our bad habits, our unkind...

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the darnedest things

Mar 3, 2009 by

my silly goose and my sweet boy elias has really been killing me with some of his expressions lately. killing me. from the way he...

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hitting the club with the reve...

Mar 2, 2009 by

saturday night, dave surprised me with an impromptu little date night. he had asked my dad to come over and “monitor-sit”...

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some notable quotes

Jan 8, 2009 by

okay. my son is cracking me up the past couple days. he’s just always got something to say that is funny or quick-witted or by...

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hit me baby one more time

Jan 6, 2009 by

(haha. sorry. i couldn’t help myself. finding a title is hard.) but wow. i feel so inspired! fact is, i was totally having...

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some random thoughts for today

Dec 18, 2008 by

what the heck do i live under a rock? 8-10 inches is a lot of snow. and wouldn’t you know it, we’re bringing elias to a...

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