Happy 7th Birthday to my first born. That’s right, 7! I cannot believe I have been a mother for 7 years today. More so, I am pretty impressed I haven’t screwed up exponentially because our science experiment, as my husband and I refer to the first born, is one pretty amazing kid. Here are 7 … More How Are You Seven?! Happy Birthday, Little Man!
“What year is it?” was always the question I would get when I asked you how old you were. The year is 2014. Today you would be celebrating your 63rd birthday. I’m sure you’re getting a kick out of all of us living under one roof again. While they have yet to admit it, Mom … More Happy Heavenly Birthday, Dad
I love birthdays. I especially love MY birthday. Being spoiled and pampered is fun, and quite frankly, I enjoy any attention I can get! Yesterday, I turned 31. Birthdays as a mom, at least for me, turn out a little different than the pampering I envision:
He started at the bottom. My stubborn, fearless boy turned 4 today. In fact, today was his GOLDEN birthday. He didn’t really understand the symbolism, but he was one happy boy playing with his new toys, running around in his new Batman shirt, and eating his third piece of chocolate cake. When my son was a … More Keep Climbing: Happy 4th Birthday!
It’s true. I married a good one. Here are 31 reasons why I know he’s pretty cool:
What to do with that big box? Why not create some fun? Thanks to the crafty hands of our neighbor, a lazy weekend morning was quickly turned into a high seas adventure! With a little duct tape (in this case rainbow patterned!), some colors, and some pirate gear, you can have your very own pirate … More Summer Activity 3: Pirate Play
Moo ran into my room on his birthday and said, “I’m 3 now! Are you going to cry?” Yes, I cried. I can’t believe this guy is THREE! No better way to celebrate the birthday of the coolest three-year-old around than a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle birthday party! Cowabunga Dude! Oh my, how we love … More Cowabunga! He’s Three!!
We are so happy to have you here, Little Girl! Brooklynn Grace March 8, 2013 7lbs 15 oz and 20 1/2 inches Born at 4:21pm at Mercy Des Moines We are filled with such JOY and are so in LOVE with this beautiful Miracle. We can’t help but brag on her. Dear Brooklynn, We were … More Welcome to the World, Brooklynn Grace!
WOW- 5!! I have no idea where these past 5 years went! But I do know one thing, my life is much sweeter with this little boy running around! So proud of my Little Man! To celebrate his birthday, we had a SUPER MARIO party! Although my son kept correcting me on “Mario-isms,” like “Mario … More Happy Birthday to my SUPER 5 year-old!