A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… our family had three male birthdays in the course of sixteen days and we decided to celebrate the occasions with a big FAMILY-SIZED Star Wars Party! We kept the party family-only because of the special needs we have in our family. We didn’t want either … [Read more…]
Hi Baby. You don’t really understand, but today is your FIRST BIRTHDAY. We made it! And of course, we are celebrating in style by waking up at 5 AM! Little Brother, you have taught me so much this year. This past year has radically transformed the way I view the world, and I owe that … [Read more…]
At the beginning of the summer, I wrote a blog post about Summer Survival. In that post, I talked about the pull of the romanticized notion of letting kids be bored during the summer – the idyllic 1970s summer that people these days seem so fond of trying to recreate. I also talked about how … [Read more…]
My house is quiet. My mother-in-law has taken Ezra away to get a 3-day head start on our family vacation and Little Brother is sleeping. The only sound is the air conditioning, the quiet whrrrr of my computer, and my husband in the next room talking with gaming buddies. Ah, this is the life… Scratch … [Read more…]
I am opening up this space for my husband to write a guest post. While I know that there are many Star Wars fans that are women, I also have seen other wives posting that they have never seen Star Wars, nor understand why this is such a big deal to their husbands. As a disclaimer, … [Read more…]
I’m beginning to love February about as much as I love January…which isn’t all that much. In the last week and a half, we have had one holiday, three snow days, and three two hour delays of Ezra’s program. This also means that appointments with our social worker have been cancelled, a very important IEP … [Read more…]
It’s been a truly blessed couple of weeks. We found out just before Thanksgiving that Russ had been offered a job as a government employee. His new job would start December 15th, which gave us several more weeks to just be together as a family without stressing out about actually finding a job. Granted, the … [Read more…]
It’s been quite some time since the last edition, and there is so much beauty to share.