I decided to give our summer just a little bit of structure this year by having everyone in the family come up with a few goals. I really do like the open time of summer - nowhere to be at certain times for the most part - but I was afraid we’d get a little [...]
It was apparently quiz time in the car this morning as we drove my husband to the train station after finding out his car wouldn’t start. (Always an excellent start to the day, btw)
Sam: “Robby, is 50 odd or even?”
Me: “Good answer!”
Sam: “No! It’s one or the other. Robby, you have to say it’s [...]
Last night I was telling my husband that I was afraid that I am going to forget this. I’m afraid that, in a few years, I’ll not remember what a sweet baby Matthew is, how happy he is, how often he smiles. Because I don’t feel like I remember enough about Robby’s infancy, and now [...]
We named him Matthew, just what his brothers wanted.
I think Sam may have named the baby the other day. We were talking about when his brother would arrive - “In about six weeks.”
“But are you counting today?”
“Are you counting the day he is born?”
“So really it’s less than six weeks. It’s more like five weeks . . .”
Sam is a very literal, very [...]
I’m having a baby in less than 7 weeks.
And it’s a boy, our third.
And he’s FREAKING HUGE!
And whether or not that explains my unexplained absence, I don’t know. I think we’ve been in survival mode over here for the past several months, if that makes sense.
So I want you to know that I’m sorry I [...]
So, imagine, if you will, that you have this bookshelf. And on this book shelf you house all of your photo albums. All of your old photo negatives. Your boxes of memorabilia from high school and college. Diplomas. Baby books for each of your children. Your wedding album.
Maybe it’s no so difficult to imagine - [...]