Mean 

Mean 

Fridays are usually my kids favorite days. No homework means straight up fun all afternoon. After the first full week of school I thought my kids would be stoked that Friday afternoon had finally arrived. All seemed good in the car. Of course my momdar (mom + radar) should have gone off when my daughter [...]

Life breathers

Life breathers

In a world that always has fire-breathing dragons we need life-breathers, too. Yesterday was like any other day; work steadily flowing in and projects to complete, kids to love and instruct, bickering to manage, meals to prepare, guilt and stress to squelch, and of course the echoes of the outside world that sneak into our [...]

Not too proud for do-overs and other random musings…

Not too proud for do-overs and other random musings…

Two blogs in a row people...What!? What!? I know I can hear your cheers through the computer and yes, it is a miracle. Well I guess because the twins are going to officially be big kids and we have been pretty busy up in our hizouse that I have a lot that I feel I [...]

Humble & Kind

Humble & Kind

Tonight our family went to the local elementary school talent show. My daughter was singing Tim McGraw's Humble & Kind. This show was something so special. There were acts with kids dancing, singing, playing the guitar, clarinet, piano, recorder and trumpet. One child solved the rubik's cube in 56 seconds. There were classes that performed [...]

Day 21: Livy

I want you to meet someone remarkable today. Her name is Livy. At 22 months Livy was diagnosed with Gorlin Syndrome; this is a genetic syndrome that causes the body to create cancerous and noncancerous tumors to grow. In August of 2015, Livy was diagnosed with brain tumors or medulloblastomas. She can not tolerate radiation treatments, [...]