Someone just started crawling out of his crib. #andsoitbegins
Today, Sam hopped his baby gate during quiet time (mommy sanity time) and came sauntering into my room: Me: “Hey Sam, what are you looking for?” Him: “Something fun.” That kid is the Greek chorus of my life.
When this life gets over-complicated and you have trouble coming up with a gratitude list, I’d like to share what brings my boys the most joy. In eager anticipation each and every day (sometimes if they’re lucky, more than once a day), their brother does a #2 in his diaper and they both take bets […]
I cut my own sandwich into triangles to see if it was more magical… It was.
Sam is playing by himself and singing to himself and he’s doing a two-song mashup: “In the blackest night…speak life, speak life”… the first is from the Batman LEGO movie and the 2nd is Newsboys. Imma chalk it up to #winning
This morning’s all in honey badger brawl is brought to you by “I WANT TO HUG MOMMY FIRST!!!!” Either way it’s entertainment so I can’t really go wrong, right?
*Tonight, I am sitting in the car with Josh and TJ while we wait for dad and Sam to finish up dinner.* Josh: “Mom, did you pay for dinner?” *Surprised, I turn around* Me: “Yes, yes I did Josh.” Him: “Thank you, I liked it a lot.” Good thing it was dark so he couldn’t […]
Sam: “Mom, what is ‘Shake Your Groove Thing’?” Me: “Oh, you know….” *demonstrates by doing a little shimmy and singing the chorus* Sam: *looking sad with slumped shoulders* “Mom, I can’t find my groove thing.” Being a 3-year old is a pretty tough gig these days, especially when losing your groove thing.
*Sam rounds the corner and wipes out, stubbing his big toe. I’m at the dinner table. He climbs up in my lap, crying* Sam: “WHAAAAAAA BOOO HOOOOOO” Me: “There there, it’s ok. You’ll be ok. I’m sorry about your toe.” Him: *Chokes back a few sobs then turns towards my plate and reaches out his […]