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  • What is old is new again…

    So, we have reached the point in my children’s lives where they are each other’s worst enemies – and best friends and their verbal exchanges are full of sarcasm and patience (not).  This evening while driving home, Riley said (and… Read More ›

  • Whew….

    Today I had the privilege of meeting a couple who recently came home with 3 children from Haiti.  As I spoke with them and they poured their hearts out about how hard it has been, I totally saw how I… Read More ›

  • Freeze time…

    Sunny 100 degrees blue water glistening 4 kids jumping off the high dive time after time after time It is days like this that I would love to freeze time.  Freeze it here where they are old enough to want… Read More ›

  • Friday night fights…

    Amalia doesn’t want to leave daycare.  Took (literally) 15 minutes for her to get her stuff together Meanwhile Riley gets mad at her not moving it along…throws a sandal at her… Stop at Redbox to get a movie for movie… Read More ›

  • The ups and downs…

    I try not to worry too much about what my kids might be missing having a mom who works all the time.  Riley has been itching to skip daycamp this summer and has been harassing me to come to work. … Read More ›

  • Final Baseball tournament of the Season

    After a lot of drama the last few weeks, Riley’s travel team has it’s last Tournament today. It is a wood bat tournament and he has been so excited to play in it and use the wood bats. At one… Read More ›


    We have finally hit a huge milestone here in the Chaos household!  No more diapers or pull-ups!  After 3 years of being dry during the day and many many tries Addison is DRY!  Mom is so happy she could jump… Read More ›

  • Baseball Days

    It was another day of Baseball here in River City!  The first game up was Matthew’s at 9 am.  They were playing the top team in the league.  It was a rough first inning where the pitcher couldn’t find his… Read More ›

  • Baseball Lessons

    I haven’t had a lot of time to blog about baseball but we certainly have been involved with alot of it!  I will review some of the lessons we have learned this year – sorted by child. After a year… Read More ›

  • Rainy Saturday

    The day dawned cloudy but dry.  After the rain on Thursday and chill on Friday I wasn’t sure we would make it.  Up for today – 3 baseball or softball games starting at 10:30 am and ending at 4. First… Read More ›