All out in the open

Yesterday our home moved into a new era. One where none of the kids believe in things like the Easter Bunny, Santa Clause, and the Tooth Fairy. Just a couple weeks ago Jen and I had been talking saying that it likely wouldn’t be very much longer before Noah was questioning about these things. AsContinue reading “All out in the open”

Happy Birthday Noah

Today is the first of three of my kids birthdays that fall in September. Noah, my youngest, turns six today! He’ll have his actual birthday party with friends this weekend, but there is only a half day of school today so he’ll also have lots of friends here after school to celebrate and have cakeContinue reading “Happy Birthday Noah”

Last First Day of School

Big mile stones in our home today. Like it was for┬ámany,┬áthis week is back to school week for us. My two middle girls were especially excited about going back to and see all their friends. For them this year will be much of the same, they’re entering grade five and three. They’re staying at theContinue reading “Last First Day of School”

I Know What You’re Talking About

One of our visits to the local zoo my sister noticed the turtles were getting fairly, ummm, friendly with each other. Trying to be subtle about it she comes up to me and says, “Look the turtles are playing leap frog with each other”. My nine year old daughter comes up to me a coupleContinue reading “I Know What You’re Talking About”