Teething Woes

I officially HATE teething. Benjamin has been a bear this week. He now has 5 teeth but each one has come in with fever, crying, temper tantrums and over all distress for mommy and baby. SIGH. He had a fever for 3 days last week and was very sensitive to any little disruption to his … [Read more…]

Easter hello?

This morning, Easter morning, while I was getting ready for church Micah found my phone and pressed the speed dial buttons just right to call my sister Chelsea in KS. She thought it was me and answered “Happy Easter!!” Micah breathed heavily into the phone.  Chelsea: Hello? Micah: HI!!!!!! Chelsea: Hi Micah!! Micah: Hey! Hey! … [Read more…]


The boys’ new favorite word is…can you guess? DOG! They say “dog” all day long, especially when they haven’t seen Goldie in a while, like after their naps. Micah says, “Dog, dog, dog, dog, dog?” And Benji will say, “Hi! Hi! Hi! Hey dog!” It is so cute. They also recognize dogs on tv, movies, … [Read more…]


We have a DOG!!!! Yes, a dog! We got her this weekend, Saturday March 21 at 9:30pm. In my last post, I mentioned that we were looking into getting a dog. We looked at petfinder.com and saw her picture online. I fell in love and knew that I had to e-mail the rescue to find … [Read more…]

Where I’ve been

Wow! It has been a long time since I blogged. I have been so busy! I survived the insane school work load and have now finished one of my classes. I actually read my term paper aloud today for an audience (of four- my professor and three of my fellow students) and got lots of … [Read more…]

Where I’ve been

I realized I haven’t blogged in about 2 weeks. And this will be short. I am SWAMPED with school work! I have a huge paper due at the end of this week and have only had a week and a half to work on it, thanks to my teacher only letting us know of the … [Read more…]

On Dancing with my Sons

Turn up the music I love this song Hold me, hold me Bounce and sway Socks on linoleum Twirl and spin Hold on tight Again, again Laugh and coo Head on my shoulder Tender kiss The melody surrounds us And this moment lingers Like honey on the tongue

Potty Seat

I guess I am writing a lot about potties lately…. I bought a potty seat today. You know, the ones that fit on top of the regular toilet seat? It is soft and has ducks on it. 🙂 I know the boys are only 16 months old but hear me out. I have been having … [Read more…]

25 Random Things

Ok, so everyone is doing 25 Random Things about themselves on facebook. I couldn’t miss out on the fun so here is my note.  25 Random Things

Potty Humor

I knew it was only a matter of time…. I was doing the dishes this morning and realized that the boys had been awfully quiet. I decided to investigate and discovered Benjamin in the bathroom with the toilet paper all unrolled. Thankfully it was the end of the roll. He was standing in the bathroom … [Read more…]