Life

Li’l Artist

DrawGoofy

Either my four-year-old is a total artist, or I’m just incredibly untalented.  I’ve never been able to draw anything or create images in my mind.  For the last year or so, my big guy has been creating some great images. The first thing I remember, was his dinosaur.  He went from scribbling and color-blocking to……

Hide and Seek

HideBlanket

I’ve noticed that with the house a mess, I feel defeated in ever getting the dishes and laundry clean.  It is so futile.  But I carry a heavy weight on my shoulders of being “busy” even though I’m not attempting to tackle it.  I busy myself with other things, to escape the overwhelming chores and…

Gleaning

GleanStrawberries

Since I was a Brownie in second grade, I’ve been volunteering and serving the community in one way or another.  My husband and I did a lot of work in disaster response with the Red Cross, and planned to someday do it with our children when we had some.  Of course, they will have to…

Socializing

PirateMommy

I know I’ve been home for nine months now, but I’ve been so focused on getting the babies the therapy they need, and just surviving day to day life, that I haven’t even attempted play dates.  And with my husband working weekends, I had accepted a life without social events.  We’ve done our best to…

Choose A Child

BabyPark

Part of what was difficult about starting my two-year-old’s therapies was not being able to do things with my four-year-old.  I felt like I was choosing one child over the other.  I was so concerned about my big guy getting left in the corner, I didn’t expect what was coming next. When my baby needed…