Monthly Archives: August 2013

Take it Outside

Singlehandedly, one of the hardest lessons I have to teach my children is to think outside of themselves and their wants, desires, likes, dislikes and emotions in general.  More fights happen in this house because one wants what the other … Continue reading

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Gratefully Insufficient!

Man.  Have you ever had a moment or phase of life when you felt like you were just. not. enough?!  Ta Daa!!  I’m here! Maybe it’s the fact that I have four fully powered, very emotional, and easily distracted (unless … Continue reading

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Pulling Weeds

About a month ago after a good overnight rain I ventured into my backyard to take on some weeds that were determined to take over the place.  I have several types of weeds in my back yard – easy (prolific … Continue reading

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Flats

Now that the new year is off and rolling, I thought it would be a good time to renew my dedication to fitness.  The weather has finally hit a dry stretch for the first time all summer so getting out … Continue reading

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Word Count

Eddie Murphy starred in a movie in 2011 called A Thousand Words.  It wasn’t a rock star movie or raging success; as a matter of fact I probably just gave it about as much press as it got when it … Continue reading

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Hunger Pangs

I have this bad habit.  Every Friday I do the grocery shopping for our household.  I plan a dinner menu for the coming week, assess the Bigs’ lunch box supplies, make my grocery list, snag my reusable canvas bags, pack up … Continue reading

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The Power of Marketing

I wanna catch one of those!        What is it? I don’t know but it looks like chocolate milk in a bottle!       That has to be awesome! And that was the exchange between Top Kid and Top Middle that … Continue reading

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