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I guest posted about my minivan over at Mommy Moi last week. Here’s the full story in case you missed it…I knew that I would never drive one – I would never cave. I would never, ever become a mini-van mom.And then somehow, I ended up pregnant with my third child in just three years. And there wa
The kids and I have been on vacation in Michigan for the past week. My brother and his kids were in town too. In all, we had five kids, ages five and under all under one roof. There was lots of cousin fun – and it was great to see my brother after nearly two years! (And Yia Yia and Papa too).
I’ve been a stay-at-home mom for nine months now, and I finally feel like I’m getting into the swing of things. I’m (somewhat) confident that I can predict the times that will be the hardest (10 am is usually tough for us). I can easily discern which cries are real and which are fake. I know wh
In case you missed it the first time – here’s a post from the past – July 24, 2009, to be exact. Now that we have three kids (and still two kids in diapers), it’s true more than ever…Bring the PowderTo be honest, living with two kids in diapers and a big hairy dog, our house can at times smell lik
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Miles blamed Alice. Alice blamed Miles. Simon just stared at all of us. So everyone went to time out. And, yes, I felt a little bad about putting my 3-month-old in time out, but whatever… I was mad. Mainly, I was mad because I knew it was my fault. I should have checked. It’s happened to me before
We had a busy day today. We all took a walk. Then we put our slippers on and slipped and slid all over the living room floor.Then Miles and Alice got swimsuits on and played in the “pool.” Alice kept her slippers on.And after much discussion, Miles and Alice decided we should change Simon’s name. Th
Anna, Miles, Grandma Yia Yia, Alice, Great-Great-Grandma Nanny, Great-Grandma Meemaw and Simon.When the kids and I were in Michigan last week, Simon got to meet his great-great-grandmother. Nanny will be 105 in the fall, and she’s still going strong! She picked Simon right up and got to know him. Th