Monthly Archives July 2010

My Biggest Smartphone Obstacle: Typing

Yesterday we went to our homeschool group meeting. We were having an indoor play date. The kids were contained and Kelly was with me so I thought I would get on my Motorola Cliq and do some stuff. I was so happy to be able to get stuff done while my kids played. Unfortunately, I…
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The bummer of summer: a half sister experience

It’s summer, which means the Meatball is off to her Dad’s 8 hours away. It didn’t use to be as hard when Spaghetti was a baby. But this summer the connection between the two sisters is beginning to show. When we get in the car, Spaghetti announces, “Let’s go pick up Meatball!” When we prepare…
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Holy Cucumber!

I don’t know if there is anything more to say. Ok, there is more to say. Those things are BIG. They came out of my garden. And they are delish. I like being an urban farmer. Did I mention they are delish? Burp-less cucumbers. BIG & delicious. 0h.yeah.baby.
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‘Dear John’

Did anyone see this? Yesterday I got the chance to watch this at my mom’s house.  The kids were playing and Baby B was just as quiet as can be.  My mom has seen this movie a handful of times and I had never seen it. I really liked the movie and cried at quite…
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We Have Transalation!!!

Did the virtual friendship translate to real life?  You bet it did!  Cindy and I had a great day together.  Six hours together was not nearly enough time.  At one point Cindy said, “It’s crazy how easy it is to talk.”  I interrupted her with, “like we’ve been friends for years?”  LOL!  But of course…
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Modern Romance

Bob and Mia had a perfect play date. Light saber fights and jumping on the bed. Sticker books and tricycle rides and everyone took a turn in the Yoda mask. There was an episode of Max and Ruby and a shared banana cut in pieces. As playtime drew to a close, Mia put on her…
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Flashbacks

I’ve been having flashbacks lately.  Flashbacks not to the trauma of Cora’s death and birth, but to the trauma of my pregnancy with her.  I don’t think I can really explain it.  There was one day, the worst day, just about 10 weeks along, when I spent almost the entire day lying on the bathroom…
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Too sexy for my shirt

Not me! lol While I don’t have many issues with my body after having 3 kids and now being blessed with a road map for a tummy and saggy, well, yeah; I am not too sexy for my shirt. Apparently Zach is too sexy for his shirt. How do I know? a. He told me. b….
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My days of paper planning are over

If you follow my blog, you know this about me. I am a little obsessed with goal setting. I think every other post of mine is somehow about trying to get better organized or about setting goals. I have this day planner that I have had for a while. It has been nicely decorated by…
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