Category Archives: children

Febuary Freshening

The photos here needed updating and the most recent family photos are from last fall. October 2013. Mallory is 7 andView full post »

Labor Day

Can it really be??? The summer is over? My mission, that I gladly accepted, was to squeeze every last drop of fun fromView full post »

going, going, gone

At the ripe old age of 6 my baby girl lost her first tooth. It was SUPER loose and neither she nor I wanted to pull itView full post »

Ahoy Matey

John Mark turned 3 in mid December. We celebrated with a pirate party in late January. He talked about it constantlyView full post »

Snow Day

Our first and possibly only snow day this winter. It sure was fun before Mark got cold! Just like his big sister, whenView full post »

January 2013: the first half

I’m once again embarking on capturing our year, in the past, I’ve successfully taken a photo-a-day (orView full post »

Happy 3rd Birthday

Happy Birthday little man. You bring joy and laughter and NOISE and fun into our lives everyday. Watching you grow andView full post »


I’m so very thankful for these four. There really aren’t words. My niece is the cutest little baby. IView full post »

Farwell Crib (aka Baby Jail)

One morning this week I opened Mark’s door expecting to see this sweet picture. Instead I found this:  ApparentlyView full post »

Happy Halloween

Happy National Dress Up Day! Hope your story is as full of toys as ours!View full post »

Fall Break

Fall Break this year found us driving from TN to OKC. Over ten hours of driving from our house to theirs, all worth itView full post »

Punkins & Pumpkins

Pumpkin time in Edmond, OK at “the Pumpkin church.” LOTS of wind, BRIGHT sunny skies, ORANGE gourds left andView full post »


My big girl has homework once a week, on Mondays. It takes just a few minutes and yet those short minutes make her feelView full post »

fall bubbles

Fall is a fabulous time, the cooler temperatures, school starting, routines established, new friends and fun. At ourView full post »

gymnastics birthday

Mallory has been talking about her sixth birthday for almost a year. She attended a party at a gymnastics studio lastView full post »

Happy 6th Birthday!!

Six years ago today you changed my life forever. Thank you baby girl. Thank you for growing and loving and learning andView full post »

Mark starts Pre-school

Labor Day has come and gone (another post that hasn’t quite made it to the blog) and John Mark started at SMA. HeView full post »

Kindergarten Begins

This little girl has eagerly anticipated the start of kindergarten for the last 18 months, last Monday her day finallyView full post »