Gratitude, Kids, Weekends

Weekend misc. + final bedroom reveal

We had a good weekend. It felt full, but productive and relaxing at the same time. Saturday: Saturday was the “busy” day. Ethan had a basketball game at 8 am at his school and had to be there by 7:30. So that was a pretty early start. Ethan’s team had a tournament, so the 8 am game was Game #1…

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Kids, Life, Parenting

A High/ Low & Challenge Day 6

High of this week so far: TV. Did anyone else happen to notice that the This is Us Season 6 premiere came out on Tuesday night???? 😃😃 We watched Seasons 1-5 this past year and loved it, so I was very excited for this. This is probably the first time I have excitedly awaited a new episode of a show…

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Kids

Birthday fun

Birthday week + weekend is officially OVER! Whew! Birthdays are a blast, but sometimes I wonder how people who have say, 6 children have the energy to CELEBRATE so many times per year. I only have 2 kids and sometimes find it a little exhausting to plan and implement the relatively small b-day celebrations we do! If you had a…

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Kids

12!

Jumping on here for 2 seconds to acknowledge the fact that TWELVE years ago I was holding an approximately ~15 hour old Asher in my arms. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (He was born at 12:42 a.m. and likes to point out that he was almost born on December 1st.) I can’t believe he is 12. I know, every mom says this every year.…

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Kids, Life, Parenting

Rollercoaster weekend/ parenting is hard

Yee-haw, what a weekend!! It felt like a total rollercoaster. So, we left Saturday morning for the swim meet, as I mentioned. First of all, those were some LONG days at the pool. We were essentially there from 9 am until almost 8 pm both days, with a couple hour break in between Prelims and Finals when we left for…

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