Category Archives: Drama

The four-year-old for the win!

I had big plans for Isaiah while he was home with me today. I pictured the two of us working together in my office.  I would work on my thesis; he would work on his preschool activity book.  Both of us would be making educational magic side-by-side.  The problem was, Isaiah wasn’t going for it. […]
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Tickets, Please

Isaiah’s favorite movie is The Polar Express.  In fact, it’s really the only thing he’ll watch.  I’m pretty sure he’s seen it about 100 times.  He watches it about once a day.  He has the words, the music, and the actions of every character memorized. There is a scene in The Polar Express in which […]
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Sleeping Potion

I just destroyed my chances of winning mother of the year.  Again.  For the 11th year in a row. Bed time is a nightmare in our house.  It is always at bed time that we question the logic behind having four children.  Let me share: 7:00 We always start the bed time routine happily.  We […]
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Our Annual ER Visit

About every summer we make a trip to the ER.  I thought that we were going to make it without a trip this year; after all, school begins in 10 days.  I got my hopes up too quickly.  Last night we ventured that way again. I really think that the Lord sends us teaching moments.  […]
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Birthday Drama

Mark’s birthday is today.  Micah’s birthday is tomorrow.  He only missed Mark’s birthday by 2 hours.  I thought that sharing a birthday weekend would be kind of fun.  Well… First of all, Micah cannot WAIT for his birthday.  This is the first year that he’s cared, and he’s been counting down the moments.  He has […]
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Certain Death

Christina is going to die. At least, that’s what she’s screaming passionately, uncontrollably at the top of her lungs. You see, her death began with a fun game of tag between her and her sister. That game turned deadly once the fly swatter entered the picture. Apparently, Mark’s cousin Bob told Christina that flies have […]
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Wandering Two Year Old

I lost Isaiah this morning.  I mean really lost him.  I was on the side of the house loading up the trash can with some random junk that was stacked up when he took off after the cat.  I knew getting a pet was a bad idea.  The problem was, I didn’t think he would […]
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The Dance of the Beds

We Friesens have  a ritual that we perform about once a week:  The Dance of the Beds.  Now, I try my best to not participate in this dance, but they usually drag me to the “dance floor.”  It goes something like this: Isaiah wakes up for some reason.  He first turns on all the lights […]
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Locked

When Mark and I designed our basement, we thought it would be a good idea to put a lock on the office door. That seemed like a good idea up until Isaiah was locked inside the room. Before I continue, let me assure you that it is no one’s fault that the baby was locked […]
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Tooth Fairy: Take Two

I have previously confessed to being the worst tooth fairy ever here. Well, I was ashamed to blog when my worst tooth fairy experience repeated itself. However, we are always trying to improve ourselves. Last night we had a much more positive tooth fairy experience. Once the kids went down last night, Mark and I […]
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