Lately I’ve been trying to be more mindful about reading to the kids before bed. I was noticing some attitude issues going on. Once I started reading at bedtime would you believe the attitude issues all but cleared up?! (Given we still have our tired days . . .) Here’s what we picked up this month: Elsie and I are… Read More
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My mornings, I hit the ground running. It doesn’t matter if I plan to get up two hours early or ten minutes early. When momma’s up, everyone’s up. With three kids, one is begging to nurse, one is crying for cereal (“with milk, momma,” I’m always reminded), and one for strawberries with his ever present apple juice. By the time… Read More
Last weekend, my best friend got married (to Andy’s best friend—great how that works out). It was a crazy, whirlwind weekend (Andy, Me, and both E and D were attendants) but lots of fun. Seriously one of the top gorgeous weddings I’ve seen (funnily enough the other top goes to Andy’s other best friend). Highlights of the… Read More
From the beginning everyone told me Scout’s birth was going to go fast—in some ways it was fast, but in others it took forever. I started having semi light contractions on Christmas. Enough to know it was a contraction, but not enough to actually think anything was happening (and this is right around the time the plague hit the Krumm… Read More