Day 9

Today I am thankful for an unexpected early exit from work – but would prefer it wasn’t for an “urgent” school issue.  And I’m thankful for a very supportive daycare and daycare staff who “get” my kids and understand that… Read More ›

Thankfulness – Day 6

I am thankful for 4 kids asleep by 7:13 on a school night after a fun afternoon party with a bouncy house (non-stop play for over 1 1/2 hours) and a fire pit (non-stop interest for another hour).

Apple Picking

Last weekend I decided to take the kids to Charolottesville to go apple picking at Carter Mountain.  The drive up was beautiful.  75 degrees and sunny.  When we started driving up the mountain pass, all of the kids dropped their… Read More ›

Weekend musings…

After working yesterday I grabbed a few things at Dollar Tree and headed home.  When I got there, the kids were in rare form.  Addison had been sneaking behind the babysitter’s back to stick her fingers into the brownies I… Read More ›

Sweet boys…

There are so many good things about being a mother to boys – their honesty, their lack of modesty, their genuineness.  Both of my boys were so cute this week after I got my hair cut / colored.  First M: I… Read More ›