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Our Day at the Museum

Our Day at the Museum

We went to the Chicago Children’s Museum for the first time today, and Atticus had a blast! Here are some photos of him driving a bus, playing with light switches and even making a salad in the kitchen. The museum was packed with families with children up to about eight years old, and there were […]

Girls and boys

Girls and boys

Clara loves shoes. And earrings. Sparkly things, new boots, baby dolls, and pretty jewelry make her eyes light up. Cormac likes trucks and tractors. He saw an excavator moving cars at a recycling center a few days ago and was completely enamored. He likes playing with sticks and hammers and tools. However, they both like […]

Zoelie Says The Darndest Things!

Zoelie Says The Darndest Things!

Allister has been slower than her sister to start using verbal language. She is 21 months old and just started saying words. Her current vocabulary consists of not much more than the following: Mom, Dad, Bee (Blanket), Meme (Minnie), Ni –Ni (good night), Bay (baby), feuh-fyies (French fries.. whoops), App (apple),  Wawa (water),  Potty, Poop, […]

Finding Brent

Finding Brent

If you cannot tell from this photo….this guy and I are related., shocking isn’t it?  No, he is not my twin….but he is my brother.  For 18 years I knew he existed but did not know him.  As an adopted child I had always known that I had another family out there, and that this […]

You’re 4!!!

You’re 4!!!

Four years ago I got to meet one of the greatest people to ever touch my life. She has a fierce sense of life engrained deep inside her soul. She has taught me more about this world and myself that I could ever imagine. Just when I thought my heart was full, I was shown […]

This Sucks.

This Sucks.

I am in a funk. I am anxious, stressed and up until yesterday (when I read Kelli’s post) I didn’t realize I am lonely. I have some amazing friends both local, online and through this blog, but sometimes the text messages, emails and phone calls just don’t cut it. Actually, I sometimes find myself ignoring […]

The Mom Uniform

The Mom Uniform

You know the look: messy bun, yoga pants, nursing tank. Unwashed face, but you never wear makeup anyhow. You need to brush your teeth. Your morning breath doesn’t smell as nice as your toddler’s. Your eyebrows are intense and you are lucky if you’ve showered alone this week. I’m glad my husband has it in […]