Hiking, ugh!

hiking

My husband would love to consider himself an outdoorsman. He loves being up in the mountains, hiking through nature, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, etc. I, on the other had, feel that a motel (where all the door open to the outside and you have a great view of the parking lot) is roughing it. He […]

Handstand Contest

handstand

The kids had been making me crazy at home. If one more child ran to me and said, “Mom he/she won’t let me play the video game/board game/Legos I was going to scream at them all. Instead of banishing them to our tiny backyard while I hid in my room reading a book and eating […]

Independent thinker

abbypark

My 19 month old has a dresser full of adorable outfits. She also has an independent spirit. She likes to choose her own outfits. So, one morning she brings me her favorite onesie. It’s a size 12 months, way too small, but it’s her favorite. It’s got small navy blue and white stripes, and originally […]

Gateway to taking a bath

bathgateway

She’s slowly overcoming her fears. Balloons, balls, and bubbles are fine now. And finally, baths are ok. This picture was taken one afternoon when I was trying to make dinner. She just wanted to be held, but I couldn’t hold her while cooking. She’s heavy! So I sat her on the edge of the sink and […]

She likes cupcakes like her mom

abbycupcakes

The baby loves cupcakes about as much as I do. “Ca cake, ca cake” she’ll yell at me until I share. We were at our cousin’s birthday party and the first thing she zeroed in on was the cupcakes. Yes, she was wearing a brand new outfit. Was I worried about her spilling blue frosting […]