Real Quotes From Real Kids

Just because it’s fun. And because a mom needs a record of such things! 1. “I’m going to marry David Archuletta and we won’t talk – we’ll just sing to each other.” 2. “If Santa doesn’t bring Pringles, Christmas will be ruined!” 3. “Unbelievable. It’s unbelievable that you could be that piggy. You’re just like […]

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Real Quotes From Real Kids

*A mother’s disclaimer: she takes no responsibility for the things that come out of her children’s mouths. Unless it reflects positively on her parenting. ūüôā And, because I can’t resist, one of these was said by our dear Professor. Can you guess which one? 1. “I will light you on fire – personally!” (no, not […]

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Real Quotes From Real Kids

Yes, all of these statements recently came from the mouths of my dear sweet babes. And, well, if you think this household is all butterflies and sunshine… The Top Ten: 1. “I don’t need a coat. My coat is in the car.” I go to car. The coat is still in the car. Child is […]

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Motherhood

What’s That Thing Called Work-Life Balance? Need to See the Kids? Make an Appointment! The Tech Contract The “Yes, I’d Love To” Jar What My Daughter Has to Say About Helicopter Parents (who, me?) To Kim, the Young Mom Who Inspired Me All a Mother Needs: Remember Me Real Quotes From Real Kids, Part II, […]

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Olympian Nick Fairall – The Boy Who Wanted to Fly

Yesterday I caught up with Superman: Meet Nick Fairall, 2014 Olympian. On December 29th, 2013, Nick Fairall won first place at the at the ski jumping olympic trials in Park City, Utah. Nick is headed to Sochi, representing the United States as one of four ski jumpers on the Olympic Ski Jumping Team. Yea! As […]

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Gifts

I’ve been thinking a lot about gifts. Maybe it’s all the cookies.¬† Or the baklava. Ann’s Baklava. ¬†Oh my goodness, it’s killing me. Here’s my thoughts on making and delivering Christmas goodies: ¬†If you want to do it, do it. ¬†If you don’t, don’t. There was once a group of women who got together to […]

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The Inventor

I’ve learned two things this week: 1) ¬†The shamrock shake is not that gross. ¬†It’s actually kindof…good? ¬†We had it last night after Nelson’s 3rd place finish at his very last pine wood derby – wahoo! ¬†The kids were thrilled with the whipped cream and cherry on top, even though they had to share. ¬†As […]

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