Pointless Arguments

These are the conversations that happen when we are trapped indoors because of cold, rainy weather outside. Mat: “I want to wear my nacho”. Me: “What?!”. Mat: “I want to wear my nacho”. Me: “you want to eat some nachos?” Mat: “No, I want to wear my nacho”. Me: “How exactly do you propose that […]

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Breaking the Unbreakable

I have a running joke; that no matter what you do to them, my children will never stop moving. Even in their sleep, they both run. And never in a million years would I ever say that there is such a thing as too much running, jumping and playing for either of them. But it […]

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The Gentle Giant

Maks is a pretty big kid. A lot of people look at him and don’t believe that he is really seven years old. He is tall and stocky and most people think that he is closer to ten than he is to eight. He is also really strong. He can really hurt a smaller child […]

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Fool me once

Maks is getting an award!! He is finally getting an award from the school. YAY!! It is not the Principles award or a character award. It is a gym award. He is getting an award for outstanding sportsmanship and fair play. It is not quite the award that I had always imagined him getting but […]

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Back on nights

After two months of being off work, Millhouse is back at it. He started back on the night shift on Sunday. And after two days, he hates it. This shift is better than the original nightshift. He is closer now. Instead of driving for an hour and a half (each way) to get to work, […]

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Just like me

On Saturday Mat went to his very first non – family member birthday party. This was the first party that he went to without his brother. It was for a little boy that was in his class and he plays with him pretty frequently so when we got the invitation he was all about it. […]

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My son cannot juggle watermelons

After two failed attempts, I know this to be true and factual and can emphatically state that it is accurate. And no, juggling watermelons is not code for anything. Maks has tried and failed at juggling watermelons. Now, in his defense, he was not actually attempting to juggle the watermelons, per se. But given the […]

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Recipe: Plantain Waffles

The quest for gluten free continues. The latest adventure has taken me into the world of breakfast foods. I need to have some sort of carb goodness when it comes to breakfast. I have tried to just have protein and fiber that just leaves me not feeling full. So I did what I always do […]

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Nightmares Upon Nightmares

I have been having some really terrifying nightmares lately. They are the kind of nightmares that make me scream out loud and make me want to leave the room. Literally, there were a couple of nights that I have had to leave the bedroom because I was that scared. At first I thought I was […]

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