Friday 5, Life

Random Friday 3: How not to parent, a nice article, and a podcast

1- How Not to Parent It's the end of what I feel has been a very busy week. SO MUCH GOOD stuff happened, but I honestly feel a little overwhelmed. Being gone all last weekend and getting home at 8 pm Sunday night, then rolling right into a busy week with my birthday stuff, the… Continue reading Random Friday 3: How not to parent, a nice article, and a podcast

Life, Misc.

A Broadway night and the end of appt. overload?

Pretty Woman!! Last night Ivan and I went to see the Broadway musical Pretty Woman! On a Wednesday night, at 7:30 p.m.! Definitely classifies as an adventure this week, though with our fall weekend + my birthday + now this, this whole past week has felt extra adventurous. Side note- for Laura's "one little adventure,… Continue reading A Broadway night and the end of appt. overload?

Family Fun, Kids, Life

Fitting in family fun…. with busy teens

Last night we managed to fit in a family fun night!! Lately, I've been lamenting some that life just feels "different". Ethan has a job now, so there are times that he would normally be free, but now instead has to work. If he's not working, he has soccer. Or something. Asher has had some… Continue reading Fitting in family fun…. with busy teens

Gratitude, Life

Appointment overload + a gratitude spotlight

As is often the case with me and my blog, I have two very random things on my mind this morning. (This is precisely why I don't do "themed" posts or plan what I'll write about in advance. These extremely insightful posts I write.... they just have to come to me, like a lightning bolt… Continue reading Appointment overload + a gratitude spotlight

Kids, Life, Volunteering, Weekends

Meet is over + a day I’ve been looking forward to

Good news- the swim meet is all over. Everything went fine. There were the usual hiccups here and there, but nothing terrible. The biggest issue was that the head coach had set a ticket limit of 250 tickets per session (a.m and p.m.) because our pool just doesn't have that much space for spectating. He… Continue reading Meet is over + a day I’ve been looking forward to