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Sometimes You Just Have to Let Their Dad Handle Things

Fun Sunday morning activity at our house.  I had to leave the premises … seriously, it takes cajones to give a 7 year old a box of matches and stand back and watch.   I do not have cajones. This is actually where I cut out but  I came back in time to see the traditional […]

Wordless Wednesday: I’m Going To Need To Get Myself A Hobby

Because this boy doesn’t really need me anymore.   Don’t get me wrong, it’s nice that he will sit in an armchair and read while I shop at Anthropologie but still … he’s 7 years old!  I just thought I’d get a little more time … Wordless Wednesday is sponsored by 5 Minutes for Mom among […]

RTT: Magazine Overdose, Searching For Perfect, Plus Orange Peels and Ice Cream

I’ve never played Random Tuesday Thoughts before but I really feel uniquely qualified lately since I can’t keep a thought in my head for more than a few seconds these days.  So here I go!  Watch me jump from the high dive! I get too many magazines.   I put them in a big basket on […]

Mother’s Day Reflection

The Mother of All Days

I was just reminded by Jen at Sprite’s Keeper that this weekend is Mother’s Day!  I like Mother’s Day.   Seriously, breakfast in bed?  Homemade gfts wrapped by grubby little hands?  Flowers from the yard in a tiny vase?  Kisses and hugs and the right to choose the activities for one whole day?  Let’s face it, […]

Disneyland Done Right

Last Tuesday, my husband and I pulled a fast one on our 7 year old.  As we were walking out the door to go to school, I said (as prearranged with my husband) to our son, “Hey, instead of going to school today, why don’t we go to Disneyland?” It should be noted that at […]