2010/12/29

The Ornament

This Christmas morning was a little different than our previous Christmases have been. The entire year has been a little “different”, since the Big Guy has been working away from home. It’s been a difficult transition to go from having a very hands on partner/father to one who is no longer here on a daily [...]
2010/12/02

Tooth Fairy; You creepy little bastard!

Recently, it seems that my girls are growing up at lightening speed. The phrases that pass their lips, the mannerisms, the reading, the attention to detail in their looks, and especially the observations that they make of the world..blow my mind. Here is one of Bella’s gems,as of late. photo courtesy of google images Bella recently lost her very first tooth.It was right around Halloween.She was very excited. Her father and I were, let me honest, pretty sad because, you see, this represents her growing up.This is just another first part of letting go.Bet you never knew losing baby teeth had such a deep meaning, did you? Though we may not be thrilled about what it symbolizes, you know we had to make a BIG GIGANTIC deal about it. This is the FIRST tooth.Grandma sent a little satin pillow to place the tooth in and put under my Bella’s pillow and there was a little book to record the moment. I snapped pictures and wiped away a tear*sniff,sniff* It happened on a Thursday, in the middle of the night and Bella told me that she wanted to wait for her Daddy to be home, so he could be part of [...]
2010/11/09

Nestled in between the Rock and the Hard place

The last few days, life has been weighing on me like a ton of bricks. I’ve been somewhat of an emotional wreck.I’m feeling as if I […]
2010/10/20

Why did I teach my girls to spell

Remember the good old days when you could spell any word that you wanted your children NOT to understand. I don’t know how many times we […]
2010/10/18

Everything in life worth having, I got in college

Yesterday, here in the Midwest, was Sweetest Day. Not familiar with the Hallmark Day? Well, don’t feel bad. I believe its only celebrated here in the […]
2010/09/29

Ballerinas behaving Badly

Today, Bella came out of ballet very upset that one of the little girls in the class was ignoring her.Apparently, there was an incident a couple […]
2010/09/22

The Fickle Friendships of Five Year olds

This morning,we awoke to  a dreary morning.These are the hardest to get the girls our of bed. I decided to get the morning started off on […]
2010/09/15

Help my Kindergartner has been body snatched

My Bella at the moment she was born. Wasn’t she beautiful and glorious? This is my Bella at age 1. She was so sweet! OMG, she […]
2010/08/24

Sisterly Love; Absense makes the Wee Hearts grow Fonder

Bella & Gabs @ first day of Kindergarten pick up! Awwww! It seems for the wee ones, absence does make the heart grow fonder. My girls […]