Oh man. I can’t be the only one that felt like this week was crazy LONG. I am beat. The week just never paused long enough for me to stop and look around. I took Erik on a field trip on Wednesday and Pedar had one with Casey on Thursday. After the field trips we … Click here to read more….
We need to have hard conversations about race and difference. We need to have them about privilege. I see families with special needs children everyday. We will always need to help others. We need to talk about racism. When we talk about racism, we need to talk about WHY it is still an issue and … Click here to read more….
I loved Kelly Hampton’s post, Going Home, Coming Home. I wanted to share a bit of it with you just in case you don’t make it over to her post. She went home to Michigan, she lives in Florida, for her Dad’s retirement party. She reflected on a lot, but the sum of it was … Click here to read more….
I’ve been listening to Dr. Karen Osborn’s Women Wanting More podcast for awhile now. As a warning, if you decide to listen her, she has a potty mouth, but that makes me like her all the more. She is a firm believer in no BS, and that means she takes herself to task as well. Karen … Click here to read more….
We celebrated Erik’s 7th Birthday today with his friends. It was a little bit of chaos, but a lot of fun too! Thankfully the weather was great, so the kids were able to play soccer and all kinds of outdoor friendly games. We tried to create a science party theme, so we had the kids … Click here to read more….
Pedar reminded me last night that today, December 4, is the anniversary of Curly’s adoption! We brought home the little six-month-old fur-ball and fell madly in love. He is 12 and a half years old. I remember calling my sis-n-law, Sierra. She was due any day with my first niece, Ava. She picked up and … Click here to read more….
When December rolls in, I start to feel a bit itchy and panicky. I kind of want to hide in my closet until January. I never feel organized enough. I want to feel excited about celebrating with family and friends. I want to take time off of work. I want to make sure my boys … Click here to read more….
Erik’s winter project was due today. My Mom, a.k.a Nana, was generous enough to work with him on his igloo project the week before we left to Oregon. It was SO NICE knowing that it was done and we didn’t have to finish that and unpack, clean-up. Erik practiced his presentation in front of us … Click here to read more….