Yesterday morning I woke up to the sound of my cell phone vibrating repetitively against my bedside table. I barely had the time to pick it up and read that there was a tornado warning issued before the tornado siren a few miles away started going off. It was startling to wake up that way,… Continue reading A Few Minutes in the Dark
Going Down the Fireman Pole–It’s a Big Deal
My little guy popped up out of the bed bright-eyed and bushy-tailed this morning. As in, one second his eyes were completely closed and he was asleep, and the next he was sitting up and telling me his story. "So I conquered one of my greatest fears.....I slid down the fireman pole." Sometimes I feel… Continue reading Going Down the Fireman Pole–It’s a Big Deal
Why We Usually Run Out of Ketchup
It's just not on my radar. I live in a house of ketchup eaters. Of which I am not one. At all. I grew up with them too. Sister loved ketchup so much she would eat it on everything from eggs to the Friday night fishsticks. (We didn't have them every Friday, but when we… Continue reading Why We Usually Run Out of Ketchup
Do You Think They’re Afraid?
Today on one of our many adventures, the littles and I got two butterfly bushes in addition to some other fun things to plant. The butterfly bushes were, I suppose, an attempt to make my yard a little more hospitable. To, you know, the critters. (I heard a friend share that she has no bees… Continue reading Do You Think They’re Afraid?