Tag…a Meme

Thanks for all of your advice on the Jojo situation. I gained some perspective the next day when I got some time apart from Jojo. The day of the multiple incidents was a long one of being “alone together”…ie, not having my husband (or other adult) around to share the parenting load.My parents (whom we […]

Seeing Red

I have been in great need of patience lately.Anybody know where I can get some?I am trying a new thing with Jojo…that is to use a “spanking spoon”. I hope no one finds my blog by googling that phrase.Anyway I have only used it twice in the past several days. Today I just tried to […]

Welcome, Little One!

I have a new niece!Baby Buckley was born on Monday morning. There is something SO special about holding a newborn. I remember my first time. Heh heh. It was in January 2001 when my friends had a baby boy. I held him when he was just a few hours hold. I was filled with inexpressible […]

My Chinglish collection

When I worked in China in 2002-2003 I liked to go buy inexpensive stationary because it had funny little bad English grammar sayings on it, as well as cute cartoons.I was writing some letters tonight and I decided to record some of the “Chinglish” or “Engrish” here for posterity.These are from a pack of stationary […]

Family Picture Time

We needed a family picture for use at a baby dedication…on the church equivalent of a Jumbo Tron.We didn’t have a picture of all four of us together so I asked a friend of mine to take one of us.Everything was going good until I looked at the first batch of pictures on the little […]

Let a 3-year-old tell you how to pose…

Year in Review

Here is 2007 in review. You can read 2006 here. 1. What did you do in 2006 that you’d never done before? Gave birth with no epidural. Learned about Advent. 2. Did you keep your New Year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?I didn’t make any. Not exciting, I know. 3. Did […]

Christmas Pictures!

I finally got it done. I have been wanting to do Christmas pictures for weeks, and today I finally had enough hands and enough time to dress up the boys and shoot about 50 pictures. I got some really cute ones. Deaky Deke is sitting in a highchair with a throw draped over it. He […]

Enjoying the Season

Deaky Deke will be 4 months old on Saturday. He is wearing 6-9 month clothes. He is soooo sweet! Jojo had his Christmas program today at school. No more school until January 3rd! I hope he enjoys coming to work with me next week.As you can see in this picture, picking one’s nose does not […]

Montessori Home Kit

In September, I won a prize from a Montessori message board. The prize was a Montessori Home Kit, and the winner was selected randomly from all of the posts on the message board that month. I was thrilled to be the winner. It had to be shipped from China, and it just arrived today. I […]

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