Bow&Arrow

Round four of our weapons series… Two Christmases ago, Jacob and Nathaniel both got bows and arrows for Christmas from Santa.  The math is troubling me at this moment, but it does in fact appear that Santa bought Nate his first weapon at the age of almost two, which made Jake…

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First Words

Continuing with our weapon stories… I think I have enough for an entire series. So, my nephew Devon is two-and-a-half and has essentially never spoken to me in his life.  I am not exaggerating.  He has barely acknowledged my existence and is pretty certain that to come into physical contact…

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Mommy Wars

Sometimes I start a blog and then I’m not exactly clear where it’s going and I end up shelving it for three weeks… or three years. I just dug-up the following, which it looks like I started back in 2011.  I said don’t judge! Spring 2011 (Jacob, age two-and-change): Maybe…

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Dynamite

I’m a bit behind on the blogging front, explanation to follow.  Don’t judge. So on July 26th, Jakey officially graduated from preschool.  That morning I had the honor of taking the kiddos to school and then coming back later to guard seats in the front row and man the iPhone…

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Minnow

A couple of weeks ago James sends me this text: Funniest story from the car today. We were talking about how we have a big car because we have a big family.  (Compared to others with just two people that have small cars.) And Jake and Nate started in on…

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