Archive for the 'Children' Category


Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Some days, these two can really go at it. Other days, they get along pretty well. It’s like having a large, furry sibling.

Living On The Edge

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Me: “Ane, how do you feel about living on the edge today?” Ane: (slowly) “I would be open to that…” Me: “When I say ‘living on the edge,’ I mean taking Thumper to the mall in underwear instead of a Pull-Up.” Ane: (eyes wide) “Yeah, let’s not do that.” For the record, we went forward […]

Thumper, Budding Engineer

Monday, February 19th, 2018

I had a parent-teacher conference a little over a week ago for Thumper.  You may not be able to believe it, but he is turning FIVE next month, which means he is going into kindergarten in the fall. I can hardly believe it either.  I’m going to have a kindergartener and a high school freshman […]

Flashback Friday

Friday, February 16th, 2018

I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since we said our good-byes to the cousins. That was an emotional day. Living overseas in Okinawa has definitely been an adventure for them!  And we miss them, but we know that they are enjoying themselves!