half-all grown up

I wouldn’t say all grown up. I think I have to reserve that for college or a wedding or learning to clean the toilet. But, I did realize Sunday that Mason has passed into a new stage of not-so-childhood: He was actually excited for the new shirts in his Easter basket. And when we asked if he … More half-all grown up


So, the other day I went to the pediatrician’s office to pay a bill. On the way out I ended up in the elevator with a mom and her new baby. Here was my thought process: Oh, that little baby is SO tiny. I remember how my boys used to be tiny like that at … More babies

dear santa

I always have a hard time figuring out what to get the boys from Santa every year. I want it to be fun and exciting, but then they get so much from grandparents I run out of ideas. I also think it’d be more exciting if Santa would bring them the items they actually ask … More dear santa

tricks and treats

Mason once told me that he wants to be a police officer when he grows up. He also said that when he is, he won’t give me any tickets. Thanks Officer Rudy, you’re the best.   And Milo decided to be a cowboy this year.   And this is Milo handing out treats. Actually, he … More tricks and treats