Category: Reflection

Girls’ Morning Out

Some mornings are rough, especially the mornings when I have a deadline to be somewhere. This morning Violet had a dentist appointment so we needed to be at daycare by 7:30ish to get to...

Time-Out Routine

Hayden has been rather rude as of late. I’m sure it has mostly to do with his learning to assert himself, but his repeated “NO!” has earned him a fair number of time-outs. Most...

Best Friends

Yesterday was yet another early daycare day for the kids. I picked them up right after lunch and came back home for nap. I made a decision that we were not going to watch...

Different but the Same

Feb 15, 2012 (age 1 year, 10 mo) I got a picture of Hayden a few weeks ago after he had climbed into the cat bed. He climbs up and calls for Mike and...

Obsess much?

Hayden’s obsession with vacuum cleaners has hit another level. My house has never been quite so well cleaned (at least the carpeted sections of the floor). He asks me to vacuum at least a...

Skittles still hasn’t learned

For anyone who knows our older cat, Skittles, you will know that she hasn’t been the friendliest of cats – especially from the meds she was on for quite a while. She has always...

Winter camping

This past Friday was a ‘no daycare’ day for the kids. Therefore, I stayed home with them. Most days like this, I don’t feel as though I can get much accomplished. Not this time!...

Snow Shoveling with Violet

Since we got several inches of snow yesterday and the plow went by the drive, I got on my winter clothes to go clear the drive.  Since Libby was putting Hayden down and then...

Heart melted: check

These kids are really awesome. Tonight, however, they hovered between the two extremes of being super cute and behaved and crazy, loud, or screaming. At one point, Violet is crying her little eyes out...

Time to seperate?

With two kids that are pretty big for thier age, I’m wondering to myself how much longer we can manage to have them fit into the same bath. It seems as though we need...