Our Strangest Ever Spring

Our Strangest Ever Spring

Well, the days of quarantine roll on, making this the strangest spring we’ve ever experienced. Stay at home orders began in mid-March and …
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Our Easter of Isolation

Our Easter of Isolation

Well, Easter 2020 sure was strange. Hopefully the strangest we’ll ever know. Hopefully! Back in the beginning of March, I’d hoped to do …
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Happy Fourth, Trevor Michael!

Happy Fourth, Trevor Michael!

  All The Birthday Party Details Trevor requested a race car birthday this year. So I got some red and black-and-white-checkered party decor, race …
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Is It A Blue Christmas?

Is It A Blue Christmas?

Well, I’ll say that Christmas 2019 was my absolute most fun Christmas with Trevor. I’ve often said that I love age three more …
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The Fall That Trevor Was Three

The Fall That Trevor Was Three

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On Raising Children: A Poem I Love

On Raising Children: A Poem I Love

I wouldn’t coax the plant if I were you.  Such watchful nurturing may do it harm. Let the soil rest from so …
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Trevor’s First Day of Preschool

Trevor’s First Day of Preschool

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Visiting The Sunflower Fields 2019

Visiting The Sunflower Fields 2019

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Memories From Summer 2019

Memories From Summer 2019

Trevor whooshing down the sidewalk on his tricycle. Tru laughing with delight while I struggle to “find my feet” after he buries them in …
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We Tried Potty Training in 3 Days: Here’s What Happened

We Tried Potty Training in 3 Days: Here’s What Happened

I put off potty training for as long as possible. There were two reasons for this. I’m pretty sure my hidden underlying reason …
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My Two Favorite Poems About Raising Children

My Two Favorite Poems About Raising Children

your children are not your children. they are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. they come through you but not …
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What Starts With Easter?

What Starts With Easter?

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How Do You Go Slow Asleep?

How Do You Go Slow Asleep?

It was time for Trevor to crawl into his bed for his afternoon nap, but he was insisting on putting his toy trucks to …
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Construction Site Party | Happy Birthday Trevor!

Construction Site Party | Happy Birthday Trevor!

It was a yellow and orange construction site theme for Trevor’s third birthday party! Here are all of the photos and details (Danger: 3…
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I Have A Question For You

I Have A Question For You

I have a question for you. Do you like ducks?
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I’m Dreaming of a Chocolate Christmas

I’m Dreaming of a Chocolate Christmas

It was the very first thing he’d say every morning in December, as soon as I came into his room: “Chocolate today?” What …
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All About Our Two-Hour Naptime Routine

All About Our Two-Hour Naptime Routine

My goal is to get Trevor into his crib by 2pm for naptime, with no tears. At about 1pm, he starts tugging on my …
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The Halloween Tale of Three KitKats, One Giant Mr. Peanut, and A Pink Ice Cream Truck

The Halloween Tale of Three KitKats, One Giant Mr. Peanut, and A Pink Ice Cream Truck

Halloween 2018 was, oh, about one hundred percent better than Halloween 2017. Last Halloween, we were hit with an awful storm. Our entire neighborhood lost power …
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The Wild Winter Weather of ’18

The Wild Winter Weather of ’18

Just a few days ago, the snow had all melted and the weather was warm enough that all I had to do was throw …
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Choo Choo, Trevor is Two!

Choo Choo, Trevor is Two!

It’s the night before Trevor’s second birthday party. Tru is asleep for the night, the house is still, and Chris and I …
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