Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Kid needs a Strategy, for goodness sakes…

I have come to believe that parenting ebbs and flows in phases. Sometimes the discipline is EASY.  I’ve done the work, I’ve followed through, been firm and my children simply BELIEVE me when I threaten a time out. (Or dismemberment. … Continue reading

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counting my blessings, one little sick girl at a time.

My daughter is sick, It’s a sweat-pants wearing, cartoons-watching, lazy but present kinda day. I absolutely hate to see my little girl sick, but it is moments like this that I realize just how INCREDIBLY blessed I am to have the … Continue reading

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Here’s what I have a problem with: A quick list.

So, lately there’s been some things that have really been bothering me. #1 on that list is my hair. #2 is my hair. (I mean WHAT IS THAT?!? Be Long Enough For A Pony-tail Already!!! GOSH!!) #3 is also my … Continue reading

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Photo Dump, Part Deux: Mother, Mother Ocean…

Like I said, we’ve had a few wonderful weeks in a row.  This past weekend we took a trip to San Diego, CA.  Our old stomping grounds, the place Adam and I met and fell in love, the city that … Continue reading

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photo dump, september 2014. . . part one:

We’ve had a few pretty awesome weekends in a row, and today is mostly about recovering, and laundry. . . there’s always laundry. So I’m taking the easy way out and simply dumping a bunch of photos on you. A … Continue reading

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another first…

Big event last night for my boy. Cyclone was showing off his loose tooth and his father reached in and pulled it out. POP! Just like that. Cyclone immediately started crying, saying things like: “I’m just so happy. . . I’ve been … Continue reading

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Walking on Water: Updates on my neighborhood-boy(s)…

A few weeks ago I wrote about a young-boy who has moved into my yard and stolen my heart. I wrote about what a huge blessing he turned out to be and how he has become a sort of tangible symbol of God moving … Continue reading

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