From U5 to U14–a look at Hannah’s AYSO soccer days.

Tweet In the fall of 2006, I escorted the most excited four-year-old ever to the soccer field for the first time. Well, not the first time she’d ever been at a soccer field – I’d been chasing her off her older sister’s practice and game fields since she was a toddler. This was the first […]

Ending the School Year 2016

Tweet I know I say this every year – as does every other parent of a school-aged child, but really? Where did this school year go? It seems both like yesterday and also so far away that we sent the girls off to three separate schools for the first time. Juggling kids in high, middle […]

Broken

Tweet I’m supposed to be happy right now. After more than nine months of intensive chemotherapy treatments, my 12-year-old daughter is nearly done and the end that had loomed so far ahead as to seem unreachable for so long is finally almost upon us. I should be ecstatic, jumping for joy, more than ready to […]

Parenting a Tween… with cancer

Tweet The terrible 2’s? No problem, got that down. The toddler and preschool years weren’t fun at times, but little ones can be manipulated into doing just about anything and if you’re really good, they even get excited about it too. Moody teenage daughter? Check. But even she pales against the attitude that we get […]

New post – over there

Tweet Yep, in keeping with the whole ‘merge two blogs into one’ thing, my most recent ‘personal’ type post is hanging out over at my other site. Come on over and check it out – I promise I don’t bite over there any more so than over here.  🙂 Here’s a hint – it involves […]

Nine

Tweet When Hannah was born, I was suddenly a mom of a toddler and a newborn, trying to juggle two in diapers, bottles, and how to be the mom to TWO beautiful little girls. When Hannah turned one, I was getting settled into a new house in a new city, commuting back to my job […]

It was a ZhuZhu Pets Pampered Hamster Party!

Tweet Back in late November, my second daughter turned 8 years old. This was a big deal for a couple of reasons, but mainly because we decided that she was old enough to have a slumber party for the very first time. With her birthday falling right at Thanksgiving time (she was born on Black […]

Wordless Wednesday – I think her freckles are multiplying…

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Wordless Wednesday – It’s not MY fault…

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Wordless Wednesday Sneak Peek #2 – Evolution of taking a ‘good’ review photo…

Tweet Watch for the full review of these shirts from LikeWear coming soon to see the ‘good’ photo that I finally got!  🙂 See more Wordless Wednesday photos over at 5 Minutes For Mom, Wordless Wednesday and my other site, Mom of 3 Girls.