Lowering My Standards

Originally posted 6/30/14 My job description could read: Spend all day putting things back where they started. Matchbox cars, pretend food, books. Wash, dry, fold, put back. Repeat. Maintain. Keep needs met, keep everybody alive. Most of the things I do get undone again before the day is through and I rarely feel like I'm making progress. … Continue reading Lowering My Standards

Baby Spica Cast Adventures {part three}

This whole "baby wearing a cast" thing requires a lot of trial and error no matter how much research I do. This week includes trying yet another sleeping position, introducing solid food a bit early in an attempt to avoid diaper blow outs and looking for a stroller that she'll fit into. But so far, we are surviving … Continue reading Baby Spica Cast Adventures {part three}

Baby Spica Cast Adventures {part one}

Two weeks ago, our 3 month old baby had hip surgery. The day went really smoothly-we were perfectly on time and organized-which isn't always the case. But as is always the case, we were incredibly well taken care of. Our big kids went overnight to their "cuzzies" house, our dog went to "Camp Barry" (my … Continue reading Baby Spica Cast Adventures {part one}

Star Wars Party {6th Birthday}

I love honoring milestones and making time to weave the golden threads of celebration into life, so here's another fun idea to add to my party planning series. For most of us born in the mid-70's, throwing our kids a Star Wars birthday party is almost as exciting as being at our own 30 years ago. My husband was (and still is) a big fan, … Continue reading Star Wars Party {6th Birthday}

What a Hoot {Owl Themed 1st Birthday Party}

Party Planning Series Over the next few weeks I will be sharing highlights from parties I've hosted. Why? Because I believe in honoring milestones and making time to weave the golden threads of celebration into our lives. I am no professional party planner and these are not super fancy events. They are at-home get togethers with family and close friends where connection … Continue reading What a Hoot {Owl Themed 1st Birthday Party}