Archive for March, 2009

it is official



With the exception of a short blip between Briggs and Gage, we have been knee deep in diapers or pull-ups for the past nine years!   At one point in our lives we had three children in diapers at once.  Let me asure you…that is a lot of poop! We, however have turned a corner!  It […]

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musicals



Mama Mia…we can recite most of the dialogue, and definitely all of the ABBA hits.  Our cousin, Elin, may even be a bigger fan!  I know Nate and Helena can handle no more of the musical it plays so often…and she is Swedish. High School Musical…we now are proud owners of all three movies! I, admittedly, was […]

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a not-so-smart girl



As I was dressing this morning with my ever-present sassy sidekick, Campbell, said, “Mom, your boobs hang low.” I looked at her and said, “You might want to go get some tips from your brother, Gage.  He seems to know the right things to say.  But I will remember that someday after you have nursed […]

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a smart boy



Gage turned to me moments ago, and stated quite out of the blue, “Womans are tougher.”   That was it.  Just a simple statement of truth.  I think he might make a woman very happy some day.   Regardless, he is a smart <moldable young> man.

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what goes around comes around



I vividly remember my mother getting frustrated with the amount of wardrobe changes I made in a single day when I was a child.  I don’t quite remember what I changed in and out of.  However, I was known to put on shows so maybe I was just making costume changes?  Anyway, I couldn’t understand […]

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newlywed game



We got together several weeks ago with some of our ‘deployment’ friends.  We hadn’t seen each other in several months.  The women, were significantly monumental in helping one another pass the time while our husbands were overseas.  However, it became more clear to me how important the men were to each other.  And, how well they actually […]

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is it possible?



It is entirely possible, in fact, that between 3:45-5pm yesterday the twins… 1) Crushed crackers into the front hall rug. 2)  Took a ball point pen and wrote on the wall going up the stairs. 3) Snuck into the laundry room at which point they completly emptied the cat litter box onto the floor with their bare […]

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