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Are You Gonna Go For A Girl?

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Oh, if I had a nickel for every time someone asked me that! I would love another child, but realistically my hands are quite full. Could I handle another boy, yes I think I could but handle is all it would be. Could I handle girl? NO! I can feel the hate of mothers of daughters closing in on me, but let me explain. I have three boys. I feel like I know and understand boys. I would consider myself somewhat of an expert at “boys”. If I had a girl I would find myself starting from scratch, … [Read more...]

Currently…

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THINKING:  I should start cleaning up the house, but not wanting to LOVING: This long Thanksgiving weekend with slow unrushed mornings, and relaxing days ENJOYING: A long weekend with my boys, watching movies and cuddling EATING: Way too many desserts, pie and cookies all weekend long WATCHING:  Dexter season six with Hubs, and How To Train Your Dragon Two with boys WANTING: More time, the days are passing far too quickly NEEDING: Warm weather FEELING: Achy from a cold that … [Read more...]

Winning Conversations

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It was always cute when the boys would use their first words. Big T would say “blooding” instead of bleeding. Lil’J would say “upa” to be carried, and The Boss Man uses “chibbar” to denote a robot? All in all cute, but the conversations we have, now that the older boys can talk, are even funnier. Here are some winning conversations we’ve had recently. Lil J: “ Daddy, if I rub a banana and water together will it make fire?”   Big T: “Momma, writing a cursive ‘p’ is like having a … [Read more...]

Head Lice And Other Reasons To Homeschool

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Yup, our fifth day into school and I receive “A student in your child’s class has head lice.” This notice proceeds to explain the proper identification of lice and nits, provide actual and enlarged photos of what these look like, and how to remove and debug your child’s head… oh yeah and DON’T BRING YOUR KID TO SCHOOL.  Its one thing that the Boss Man has only had four days of school, and half day’s at that and already has a runny nose. Another that I am already mentally prepared for regular … [Read more...]