A Day in the Life {with Three}

From a Friday in January: 3:30 AM - feed baby. 5AM - put two year old back in bed with a cracker 6AM - I may have put her back in bed again? I don't remember. 6:55 AM - let screamingly awake children out of their room with their promise to be quiet(er) 7AM - … Continue reading A Day in the Life {with Three}

Β Just a Monday & Home A Lot {a day in the life}

7:45AM - thumping in the living area announces the presence of someone. I go out to investigate. Israel has just come in from the yard, where he was sleeping in the tent last night, (because that is what outdoors adventurers do when grounded by work and toddlers too much) and is making coffee and cereal. … Continue reading Β Just a Monday & Home A Lot {a day in the life}

Busy Zoo, One Car, and Good Food {a day in the life}

We've been in an interesting scheduling time. Israel's been getting up early to work on a side project and to run in the morning, we've only been using one of our cars since the government decided to hijack the other (failed emissions test/not fixing it in time/revoked registration til we cooperate. Ha. Decisions have yet … Continue reading Busy Zoo, One Car, and Good Food {a day in the life}

A Day in the Life: Fall and Grocery Chaos

Every now and then it's fun for me to take down a day and see what happens. And maybe eventually I'll look back and say "those were the days." Or not. Either way. Here's how a day last week went down: 6:00 AM - Ali wakes up thanks to daylight savings. Miraculously she went back … Continue reading A Day in the Life: Fall and Grocery Chaos

A Day in the life: Summer.

This was our monday. :) ----- Teething is a nasty thing when sleep is involved. She had a big lump on her bottom gums and one on the top last night. She is finally getting ready for teeth 2 and 3. But sleep. alas. She could not sleep on her own. So she and I … Continue reading A Day in the life: Summer.

A day in the life – driving

A couple weeks ago we were off having fun with my family. We drove to the oregon coast where my family had rented a house on the beach. And we had loads of fun. As always. I thought it would be interesting to write out what we did on the way home. Because it is … Continue reading A day in the life – driving

A day in the life: typical sunday

Every couple of months I like to slow my day down just a little to notice what we do and when. It will be fun to compare the different rhythms of each day throughout the years. I did a sunday this month. Last sunday, specifically. ~~~~~ Today we started bright and early. At least Ali … Continue reading A day in the life: typical sunday

A day in my life: pretty normal here.

3 AM - we hear screaming/yelling from the other room. Ranger is awake and not happy about it. Israel goes in to try and settle him down. Nothing doing. More screaming. Israel ends up sleeping in Ranger's room. 4 AM - I'm finally back asleep after being wakeful asleep a whiile waiting to see if … Continue reading A day in my life: pretty normal here.

A day in my life: Newborn Edition.

Life with two is fun. So far we're still in adjustment and recovery mode. A lot of helps are in place and extra people are being so kind as to share their time with us as I recuperate from birth. I seem to be recovering a lot more quickly than last time. It is a … Continue reading A day in my life: Newborn Edition.

A Day in My Life – mildly sick kid edition.

I thought this might be fun to continue every couple of months...especially once the next little one comes :) So here's yesterday! Before sane hours: 3:30AM - up with a nasty diaper (drat this illness!). Change dipe. Give water. Bounce to sleep. Attempt a set down. Fail. Baby asks for dad. Repeat sleeping attempt and … Continue reading A Day in My Life – mildly sick kid edition.