so thankful for my family

i was just going through a friend’s family photo albums online and thinking that she has such fun times with her family…they really love each other…and also thinking about all the dysfunction out there…and it just makes me really thankful for my own family. we really are very happy together, all of us. i have a wonderful wonderful (albeit, goofy) […]

wonderful quote

this is from this book: (Claudia): But Mrs. Frankweiler, you should want to learn one new thing every day. We did, even at the museum. (Mrs. Frankweiler): No, I answered, I don’t agree with that. I think you should learn, of course, and some days you must learn a great deal. But you should also have days when you allow […]

hard to focus

this is a stressful week. babyfest is day after tomorrow and i have a ton of things to do still…and stressed over that already…then what did i go and do? i scheduled my son’s appt to have his teeth worked on today. what was i thinking? of course it didn’t go well…its a bad week all around. he wouldn’t even […]

Great library trip

Got some really awesome books today at the library. I have had little success getting my kids excited about picking books out from the library, so I go by myself when my husband is home…and its really wonderful to be able to browse the shelves looking for new books to read…new jewels to treasure. Oh I SO love books! Today […]

Egg Dying today

We had a lot of fun today dying Easter eggs. Wasn’t really planned…we went to our Nature Kids class at The Discovery Center…this is a preschool science class we do every week for Tyren…and they were dying eggs and then did an egg hunt. (Also stories about eggs and animals that lay eggs.) They had some cute egg dying kits…one […]

my updated weekend list

forgot to update this to show all that i accomplished! it was a pretty productive weekend! mow the back yard–got nearly all of it done, just left a couple small patches, but i kicked butt back there! water back yard–like crazy i did! and even went and pulled out the really thick stemmed weeds from the moist soil…they slid out […]