Category Archives: attempted parenting

A donut 

i haven’t been blogging about this, but the squirm is having a really hard school year.  all of the amazing progress he made last year somehow vanished over the summer and when school started i was back to having to … Continue reading

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big changes on the horizon (maybe?)

this is going to be a story in several parts, because it is just too long to type in one post! you have read me complain about the experience we are having with the public school system where we live. … Continue reading

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plan b

unfortunately, we had a very rare rainy day yesterday, and our scheduled easter egg hunt was rained out.  we were able to comfort the squirm with frozen yogurt.

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hanging in there

like mothers everywhere, i have been sabotaged by the petri dish that is school.  with both kids attending this semester, we seem to have hit the cootie jackpot.  at least one person in our house has been sick since we … Continue reading

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a quiet weekend, a brand new week

happy monday readers.  it is the beginning of a bright and shiny new week, full of possibility! last week was a bit of a wash for me, it wasn’t a bad week, but with the kids taking turns being sick, … Continue reading

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flashback friday

it is so hard to imagine that just three years ago the squirm was almost two years old and the squirt just shy of two months.  i can’t believe we are coming up on age FIVE? where does the time … Continue reading

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chocolate-y cupcakes with purple icing

as much as i strive to make our home a “yes” environment, i sometimes feel like i am constantly saying “no no no!” “please don’t jump on the couch,” “don’t hit your brother,” “no you can’t have cookies for dinner.”  … Continue reading

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soccer!

so we thought it would be a great idea to sign up the squirm up for soccer this year.  he is full of energy and pretty good at kicking the soccer ball!  i guess i had concerns that he might … Continue reading

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play for all abilities park

we discovered a new park this weekend!  it was a little bit of a trek, but certainly worth it.  the kids loved the place! the play for all abilities park is located in round rock (outside of austin),  you can … Continue reading

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your tire pressure is low

i am writing to you from the second day of school, having survived the first.  i think it was actually ok, although it was the kind of day that left me feeling like my adrenal system had spent way to … Continue reading

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