We love our fam. We love going out! When we get in the car to come home from somewhere, often Cora's first questions are, "Where ELSE are we going today? Are we doing anything else fun?" So here are five of our favorite activities as a family. The cool thing? Most of these are super cheap, … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Favorite Family Activities
Click bait title, sorry... Not THAT "F" word. They're all under 5 and home with me most of the time, so we have pretty decent control over the profanity they're exposed to (although Cora has learned the "Name Game"--Cora Cora Bo Bora, Banana Fana Fo Fora... Aaaaaaand we have a dog named Grux...so oops...) In … Continue reading My Kids and the “F” Word
Every single night...I mean, most evenings...Ok, fine, so on nights we are miraculously home at a decent hour, we start the bedtime routine around 7:30. Cora to the restroom. Hank to toy duty. We trap Walt in something he shouldn't hopefully can't get out of, and we get pajamas and vitamins for the big two. This is … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Music Videos for your next Family Dance Party
I love yoga. I love the focus. I love the slow challenge. I love the ujjayi breathing. I love that I feel good at it! My $15 Target tape has 6 workouts that are not at all advanced, but lemme tell ya, I GOT those moves. It's one of my favorite work-outs because I can feel … Continue reading The Zen of Chaos
Having kids makes you do weird and sometimes embarrassing things. Like use words that don't exist. Kids are hysterical and awesome as they're learning to speak and communicate. Sometimes it can be a challenge even for parents to figure out WHAT THE HECK they're talking about. Just last night, Hank kept requesting the "Destiny" song, … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Words Our Kids Invented
No creative sub-category here (we couldn't decide!), just 5 books! We love reading, and we love the following five books for some reason or another. Skip around if you like! There's something for everyone: love story, non-fiction, history, zombies...you know...like ya do... We would love to do more commentary on literature, movies, any pop culture … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Books!
(If all you need is a great, easy homemade waffle recipe, scroll to the bottom for the condensed version. It is LEGIT!) 1 Pot Waffles--(I of course mean mixing bowl, but the word pot just creates such lovely assonance, so...I mean I guess you can mix this in a pot, but probably use a bowl. Whatever...) … Continue reading 1 Pot Waffles
"Shtoopid, Mom..." Umm...excuse me? An exasperated muttering from my TWO YEAR OLD?! Honestly, my wife and I were simply stunned for a moment. We are very careful in the way we speak to each other and to our children, and I'm sure we had let the forbidden "S" word slip before. But always about a THING, not … Continue reading “Shtoopid, Mom!”