Hoping for a girl?

Around this time last year we were beginning to share the exciting news of baby number 4. The first response that most gave was, “hoping for a girl?” I understand why they asked. I¬†already had 3 healthy, vibrant, fun boys. I always said, “hoping for healthy.” People usually scoffed at me. As if I could […]

Waving back.

From the driver’s side of our Honda Odyssey I wave and you smile and wave back and give me a, “bye mom”. You then turn and head into the school. You didn’t see me snap this picture. You wave back because you aren’t actually a sixth grader. You’re a fifth grader who just happens to […]

Just a lunch packer!

Who would think that while packing lunches I would have a moment of clarity? Trying desperately to keep my head above water in a crazy household with endless laundry, dishes and noise. Dusty shelves and tripping over something in the living room is just par for the course.  My kids and husband always have on […]