Miriam turned 9 years old today! It was a tough birthday for both Rob and me; 9 years old- that's halfway to 18! It's not so much that we hate for her to get older, or that we wish she were still a ... Read More about Beautiful 9
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I was surprised to realize this morning that Michael only has 4 football games left this season! I was never very thrilled with the prospect of my son playing football- I hoped he would choose a ... Read More about Go Vikings!
Usually I am bummed when the kids' sports are rained out, but today it feels like the perfect way to end the week and welcome Fall. I've given the kids free range with Saturday morning cartoons while ... Read More about Rainy Saturday
During high school and college, when I was a summer day camp counselor my favorite field trip was Lazy 5 Ranch. While the variety of animals at Lazy 5 may not be as exotic as those at the zoo, there ... Read More about Lazy 5 Ranch Field Trip
The first time I saw Rebekah's coach suiting her up in this catcher gear, I immediately thought "This is not going to go well!" She feigns exhaustion after merely attempting to lift her bag of ... Read More about Softball Super Star
I find it almost impossible to believe that my house, which was close to caught up and straight on Friday before dinner, is now a disaster zone. Before dinner on Friday I felt ahead, proud of myself ... Read More about Saturday Afternoon