Week 22

"Seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken." - Emma. Zach turned 5 in December. All of a sudden, he's become this crazy consumer - every marketers dream. Anything he see's on television is a good idea. Which is why... taco hockey happened. Yes, I said "taco hockey". … Continue reading Week 22

Week 21

"I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle." - Pride and Prejudice. I was skyping with my family a couple of weeks ago. It was a Saturday morning and Caleb was out playing some pick-up hockey. It was me and the 4 kids. My brother asks me, "what … Continue reading Week 21

Week 20

"It isn't what we say or think that defines us, but what we do." - Sense and Sensibility. A New Year brings a fresh start and a lot of resolutions. The queen of to-do lists, I would have no problem making a list of all of the things I would love to do differently this … Continue reading Week 20

Week 19

"Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction,." - Northanger Abbey. Try telling that to a 7.5 year old. In fact, try telling that to a 27.5 year old postpartum mama. Or try telling that to anyone at all. The way we dress - more importantly, how we feel in our "dress" - plays a … Continue reading Week 19

Week 18

"There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort." - Jane Austen through personal correspondence. It's official. I've made it official. I am officially considered a stay-at-home mom. I still have a difficult time bringing myself to say it out loud. I won't be going back to the job I had fallen in love … Continue reading Week 18

Week 17

"Time will explain." - Persuasion We spend a lot of our days with hope-filled hearts full of expectations for a life filled with tomorrows. As children, we grow up, dreaming about what we want to be and where we want to go. Impatient, with the expectation that someday we will have everything we've ever wanted. … Continue reading Week 17

Week 16

Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings. - Mansfield Park. I'm hoping that this post can serve as an explanation of sorts for my sporadic nature of my postings lately... Yes. I have infant twins. Yes. I have two older children. Yes. I'm constantly running to the school bus stop, tracking doctors appointments … Continue reading Week 16