Today we take a moment to thank all those who served. We thank the men and women who left their families behind to try and make a difference and champion a noble cause. Thank you. I am in awe of your bravery and selflessness. I am especially proud of my Dad. He is a Vietnam … Click here to read more….
We went on a bike ride on Saturday and had the best time. We parked in front of our cousins Jeff and Lisa’s house so we were able to stop in for a quick hug and to meet their new adorable kitten. We hopped on our bikes and rode around the bike trail and then we … Click here to read more….
He will make cookies. Casey and Erik have been watching the show Worst Cooks in America a lot lately. They think it is so entertaining. One night while watching the show Casey asked me, “Mom, are you a bad cook, like these people?” Gulp, I guess if you’re asking I’m not great. I said, “I’m … Click here to read more….
I got news today that Sawyer is unable to go through with the stem cell transplant that he was supposed to have this month because the four new areas that popped up in September’s scan are still there and now there is a new one. As you may recall, Sawyer was diagnosed on April 26 … Click here to read more….
We got the boys school pictures. Don’t know why I didn’t choose the same background for both. Maybe it is because I barely even read the darn form. So many forms. I love parent homework.Casey looks like a dude in his picture, not an almost 11-year-old. He is five feet tall and over 90 pounds. … Click here to read more….
I have enjoyed reading the November gratitude posts. I know several people that have committed to making a post everyday for the month of November. I like the idea of including the kids, so the gratitude pumpkin is perfect. Get a pumpkin and a permanent marker and go around and ask everyone to share what … Click here to read more….
I’m watching several 10-year-olds, especially a particularly favorite one of mine, navigate through some new territory and it is bringing up a lot of memories for me. Here is a bit of advice that I wished someone had shared with me: Be true to you. Friends may come and go, but stick to your talents … Click here to read more….
I hope you had a fun Halloween. It was so warm here yesterday. I think it reached 85. We had Erik’s soccer game in the morning and then we picked up Casey from a sleepover. We welcomed few families over for some trick-or-treating fun last night. After walking the neighborhood the kids played a donut … Click here to read more….