Easter 2015

By | April 25th, 2015|Personal|

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 [...]

January 2015

By | March 6th, 2015|Personal|

So apparently having two kids means twice the work and half the free time! It's hard to believe Aksel has been with us for three months already. Life is more or less back to normal now with Jason back to work and Lena back at school. I have no idea [...]

Pinterest, you failed me

By | March 13th, 2014|Personal|

With the weather so dreary I turn to Pinterest for toddler-friendly activities. Luckily, I have a special board just for these occasions titled "Fun for Lena Eva.

Lena’s Second Birthday

By | November 15th, 2013|Party Hardy|

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.

The Curious Treehouse Adventure

By | August 9th, 2013|Days Out, Personal|

When it comes to bringing fairy tales to life, the English do it right. Early in July, we loaded up the car with carseats, strollers, picnic baskets and high expectations and set off in search of BeWILDerwood. According to their website, it is "a huge, award winning forest of family [...]

Summer is for Stay-at-home moms

By | August 8th, 2013|Days Out, Personal|

I have a dirty secret: there are days when I don't want to be a stay-at-home mom. Gasp! It's true. Sometimes I miss going to work, being creative and eating lunch with other adults. Feeding, clothing, changing, entertaining, nursing and [insert 8 million other verbs here] a toddler is exhausting at times