Five Generations

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. Then she sat Miles in…

If you’re looking for me…

You’ll find me in the fetal position, rocking back and forth while sucking my thumb. I can’t believe Oprah is over…

Live and Learn

I wrote the following post the spring after Alice was born, when I was still getting used to having two kids, and I really didn’t know how anyone could possibly handle more than two kids.  Even Steven and I were taking THE WORLD’S LONGEST WALK on Saturday morning with Miles, Alice and Big Hairy Dog. I…

Find out why I decided to leave a job that I loved to stay home with my kids and the reason I never regret it!

Funny Face Alice

We made the decision for me to quit my job and stay home at the end of 2010. Miles was 2, Alice was 1 and I was several months pregnant with Simon. But it was still a huge decision – mainly because I loved my job. I loved the people I worked with, I felt…

Great tips on getting babies to sleep through the night from a mom of three.

Strategy for Sleeping through the Night

A few years ago, we went through a 2 – 3 year period where all of our friends were getting married. We went to wedding after wedding after wedding. One summer we had 15weddings! Now, it seems that we’re going through a baby period. Several of our friends are having babies – and we’re so…