Saturday Laughs: Cupcakes “Read” Me Her Story

  "Its not very unreasonable." "Why?" "I don't know. It's not very unreasonable." "Just relax." "I'm not very missing my unicorn right now." "Cause when we line up its not very fun." "And then after you squeeze through, just really saueezin' cause when you do this it's not very unreasonable to want milk so don't worry." LOVE IT I'm not linking up with The Mommyhood Chronicles because she went to the New Kids on the Block concert.  But I will next week! … [Read more...]

7QT: HAPPY FIRST BIRTHDAY BABY BOY!

- 1 - #Updates HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TOOTSIE ROLL! I seriously can't believe I was in the hospital having him a year ago!  Waaahhh! Tootsie Roll's Birthday Party His party is Sunday!  Squee!  My Mother-in-law is in town for the occasion, and my Father-in-law is joining us tomorrow. - 2 - Baby's First Steps TR is WALKING NOW!  {Sort of}  He took his first steps!!  :-D  Here's a picture I snapped right after he took his first steps.  I finally got a video of it a few days after the fact, … [Read more...]

Home Improvement: Encouraging Early Literacy

Cupcakes has been writing more and more and practicing her letter sounds; she's growing up so fast!  It's way past time for me to put labels everywhere.  I thought some of her toy bins were a great place to start.  In teacher school, I learned to put actual photographs right along with the words.   I am also working on starting to teach her the lowercase letters.  As a preschool teacher, I know we work to teach 3 year old kids all their capital letters, but when they turn 4, it's … [Read more...]

{Wordless} My Adorable Family

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Golden Arch Thief & other Saturday Laughs

Sorry this is going up so late; Cupcakes' big birthday party was this weekend and I was crazy busy getting ready for it!! So anyway, here are my laughs... 5. I caught this little gem while listening to her play the other day: "Princess Aurora stole the Golden Arches!"  Bahahaha! 4. She likes to pretend (all the time) that she's the mom and I'm the kid.  When we play this game, I don't have a name; she just calls me Kid.  Which is pretty funny.  Here's a hilarious snidbit: "I'm going to … [Read more...]

7QT: Happy Birthday, Hobbs!, Education & More

- 1 - Happy Friday! It's been kind of a long week, but it's Friday and I made it through pretty well if I do say so myself!  :)  The Thursday rain storm was VERY happy for me!  My favorite part was hearing rain and thunder while I was sleeping; it was sublime.  I CAN'T WAIT UNTIL SPRING!!! Another great thing about today: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY WONDERFULLY AMAZING HUSBAND, HOBBS!  I LOVE YOU!! - 2 - Dessert of the Week OhMyGosh Favorite!! "How would we know Saint Patrick's Day … [Read more...]