Category Archives: Growing Up

10,000 Diapers

Mark and I have been changing diapers for over 10 years.  We just spent our ride home from a date processing what that 10 years encompassed.  Mark calculated that if you took an average of 3 diapers a day and multiply that by 365 days a year you get roughly 1000 diapers a year.  Then, […]
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Tooth Fairy vs. Birds and the Bees

Elena is growing up — fast.  Tonight Mark and I spent some time talking about parenting through puberty while raising a preschooler.  I was trying to look at prepubescent parenting from all sides — including discussing with Mark when to talk to Elena about the birds and the bees. “I just want to know one […]
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Who Wants To Be a Millionaire

I decided to blog today just because I am feeling a little burnt out. Micah called 911 for the 6th time this morning and Isaiah just walked by with a huge Tootsie Roll pop that he found somewhere in the house, leaving a dripping red trail of stickiness behind him. I feel like my sanity […]
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Package Deal

My kids are a package deal. I have very little patience for kids that want to play with one of my kids and won’t let the others participate. Now, I understand that younger kids can sometimes be a pest (especially little brothers), but I’m not okay with any of my kids excluding another for no […]
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