Grad season! Hooray! Also Waaaahhhh!

So this happened. I feel like for the past several weeks I’ve been so focused on the fact that preschool will soon be out and the kids will be home with me all day every day, that I’ve completely glossed over the fact that Tuesday was their last day of preschool. EVER. And after this […]

Because that’s what mommies do? Part two

When I picked the big girls up from school the other day, Rachel greeted me with her usual knock-me over-like-you-haven’t-seen-me-in-a-year hug and screech of “Mommyyyyy! You baaaaaaack!!!!!!” Because 4 hours to a 4 year old is like an eternity. So as I struggled to stay upright as she attempted to bring me down like I […]


Today was (finally) the first day back at school (hooray!) for the 4 year olds (yippee!). And I didn’t sleep a wink last night. All summer long, as we trudged through gymnastics classes, swimming lessons, and day after long day here at home, I’ve said that I absolutely cannot wait until these two are separated in school […]

An Attitude of Gratitude #17

Welcome to Attitude of Gratitude! If this is your first time stopping by, read why I started this weekly series. If you’d like to join in, make a list or write a post of what you’re grateful for, and link up!   This week I’m grateful for:   Pink cupcakes Homemade silly putty Zoe’s cute voice […]

iPhone Photo Phun – End of Hell, I mean summer

Welcome to iPhone Photo Phun, brought to you by the amazing Liz and KLZ! These ladies started this weekly meme to give us a place to share those fun photos that we take at the spur of the moment with our phones. I’m sorry to say that I probably take more photos with my phone […]

Pee in your pants, but please eat your carrots.

This Thursday, 9/1 is the day — the day when I ship my girls off to Mother’s Day Out for the first time ever. They’re so excited! I’m SO EXCITED! We talk about going to school every single day. I know they’ll do great, and it’ll be good for all of us. I even kinda […]