Category Archives: welcome to the monkey house

Haiku Friday: when it rains, it pours

there’s one thing i know this comes from experience when it rains it pours we have no money the move has drained our accounts so over budget of course this would be perfect time for rain to pour it’s raining … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

well, it’s 10:41pm here….i’m sitting on the couch blogging, and hubby is currently de-linting a tennis ball (Logan tends to eat lint whenever he finds it). do we know how to party, or what? since we became parents, our New … Continue reading

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Haiku Friday: a Christmas blasphemy

i’m a little sad our last Christmas in this house before the big move just us and the boys i hoped it would be special lasting memories not as i had hoped everything is going wrong so un-Christmasy! this Christmas … Continue reading

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you know your toddler watches too much Thomas when…

seriously, my kids watch too much TV. way too much. i was one of those first-time moms that didn’t let their baby watch any TV. i had read the research linking ADD and ADHD to early TV watching. we got … Continue reading

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missing in action

ya…i’ve been MIA for a while now. no blog reading, no blog writing. it’s been crazy here. yet when i look back at it, it hasn’t been so crazy that i didn’t have time to read and write. i just … Continue reading

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Zander’s Secret

Zander recently picked up the word secret from watching an episode of Backyardigans…i think. anyway, he’s been using it as often as he can, even though he doesn’t exactly know what it means yet. which, of course, makes it that … Continue reading

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a bad dream

the boys were sleeping, and i was just about to take a bit of a power nap myself, when Zander started screaming “oh no!  oh no!”. he screamed and cried and kept yelling “on no!” over and over. i ran … Continue reading

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the thumb test

we were all sitting around the table, just finishing our dinner. Zander had pulled his chair around the table to sit beside his daddy. hubby: ooh, Zander…you stink! did you poop? Zander: hmmm. not sure. a better check! [reaching his … Continue reading

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there’s no place like home

as much as i love to visiting family, being home is just so very nice. don’t get me wrong…i’m glad that my parents, my brother and sister-in-law and my niece and nephew got a chance to see me and the … Continue reading

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home again

i’m home.  finally.  i’ve never been so happy to see this tiny little house! we got home around 6pm, and picked up some fast food for dinner.  and now i’m relaxing on the couch, laptop on my lap, typing and … Continue reading

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