My Helpful Little One

Ahh… the blessings of an intelligent child! How is it that we so excited that our child is bright, yet when they do something that is “helpful” they are being naughty and we find ourselves exasperated?!?! Sunday was one of those days! Actually, it was mostly amusing, but at the same time I had this […]

My Bed

Where is your favorite place at your house to be? Mine is my bed! No, not for sleeping or other fun activities 😉 although I do enjoy those endeavors very much! My bed is a place that I love to spend time in alone or with DH or our DSs. I enjoy laying around on […]

Just Keep Swimming

A funny picture just popped into my mind as I opened this post. Dori from Finding Nemo singing, “Just keep swimming.” How often that is our mantra. Just keep on keeping on. Today we didn’t accomplish everything that I would have liked, but we did get quite a bit done. The chores that aren’t completed […]

Wishing for Perfection

Have you ever found yourself barraged by internal turmoil? It is at this point in my life that I am both liberated and confined. I am liberated in the sense that I know who I am, who I would like to be and what I am capable of. I am confined in the sense as […]


“The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Does Guitar Hero Count as Music Education?

Well, our boys just LOVE playing along when we play Guitar Hero! (I haven’t the heart yet to let them use the actual game instruments; they use their regular preschool instruments and microphones to play and sing along as well as a guitar that doesn’t work anymore.) DH went out of town on business this […]

Wonderful Winter Day!

Today was one of those wonderful winter days! DH took our boys, the two neighbor boys and myself sledding. It was a blast! (Okay, I only went down once and it was on a SMALL hill and even then I said some things on the way down that Mom would have washed my mouth out […]

Reading Together

One of my favorite parts of being Mommy is story time. The sweet snuggles and cuddles of curling up with my sons to read a pile of books fills my heart to the brim. It is such an intimate time for the three of us – the physical closeness and that ever-lasting bond of sharing […]