I've been meaning to blog Lena's 5th birthday for.... well, about a year now, seeing as she just turned six. Better late than never, right? You may recall that I have a slight obsession with birthday parties and an inability to keep things "casual." I stinking LOVE planning my kids' [...]
My parents still live in the house I grew up in; meaning I have a physical place to match with my memories. The older I've gotten, the more I realize how unusual it is that my daughter can sleep in my childhood bedroom when visiting her grandparents. I love the [...]
My oldest is about to celebrate her sixth birthday which means she is well and truly out of the baby stage. However, I can still remember her first few months of life in vivid detail. It was the most disruptive and massive change of my entire life. And while I [...]
Before each midterm break, Lena's school hosts a "Stay & Play" where parents can come in with younger siblings for a couple hours of themed activities, contests and treats. We got an email asking everyone to make an Easter bonnet for the school competition and since I'm never 100% sure the [...]
For Lena second birthday we rented the local tumble gym for an hour and let the kids run wild. We are blessed to have an amazing community of both friends and family who love Lena as if she was their own. Despite many of them not having young children, everyone came out to watch the birthday girl show off her gymnastics moves.