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pudding power

pudding power

Hey-o, friends. Just checking in to share a helpful pudding public service announcement. Just in case you ever wondered what happens when you give in to a one-year-old’s demands to hold his own spoon and eat his pudding himself. First, there is wide-eyed innocence. This is the face of a child who cannot fathom how … Continue reading

the best year of my life

the best year of my life

I was not one of those people who always assumed they would have kids. I mean, when I was younger, I loved my big family and figured I would have a big family, too. But then I went to college and I fell in love with learning. And I chased that dream for more than … Continue reading

march 15: small

march 15: small

Tater may be small, but girlfriend is mighty. And naughty. Good grief, is she naughty. And not just regular toddler naughty. Like super mega you’re kidding right naughty. But so dang cute that you can’t help but laugh, even when you know you shouldn’t.

march 13: color

march 13: color

Bubba spent a ton of time outside this weekend, and all of those sunshine naps gave him just a little bit of color on his cheeks. I also got some color, bringing out my summer freckles. I hope he has freckles. Too soon to tell.

back in the saddle with photo-a-day

back in the saddle with photo-a-day

Hello friends. It’s been a long time. I’m not even sure any of you are still out there, but just in case you are, I’m here. As I mentioned in my last post, when we lost Papa, I lost my way. For a long, long time, I didn’t feel like writing. Or being silly or … Continue reading

she’s here!!!

she’s here!!!

Silence on the blog can only mean one thing…BABY TIME!! Blogosphere, meet my darling Tater. She arrived Thursday night, and I held her when she was barely an hour old. She is exquisite. The only thing more amazing than this tiny bug is her sister’s exuberant love for her. Every other word out of her … Continue reading

little miss

Day 26: Sunshine Since she came charging into the world 23 months ago, this darling child has brought sunshine to my life every single day. I know she wears her mommy out, and she does have a bit of her aunt’s stubbornness. But gah. Just look at her. (Easy for Aunt Shishy to say–I’m not … Continue reading

busy bee

Confession time. I’m totally skipping Day 1 of July’s photo-a-day. The topic is my least favorite: self-portrait. This is at least the second time that this topic has come round in the rotation. I completely skipped it last time around and I’m doing so again. I tried, I really did. But no dice. Third time’s … Continue reading

magnificent moo

Day 1: Peace Few things in the world are more peaceful than a sleeping baby.  I envy this peace.   P.S. It’s May! And that means a new list. Here’s the fabulous fatmumslim’s photo-a-day list for May. This will be my fourth month playing along and I love it. If you haven’t done a challenge … Continue reading

another look

Day 30: Something that  makes you sad I have a soft heart. Especially when it comes to animals. Obviously, I’m over the moon for our three furkids, but I have a strong emotional reaction to animals in general. My heart breaks when I see an animal—any animal—hurting. Whether it’s  a deer on the side of … Continue reading