Deja Vu

Deja Vu

I had an epiphany in mass tonight.  I wish I could say it was of the spiritual variety but it was simply this: Having kids is like reliving parts of high school, but just the painful, awkward parts (a.k.a. ALL OF IT.) Like when your crush would walk in and your...

Octavius

  *** A word about “Octavius”. Yes, for the last 3 kiddos, we have called them by their latin number name.  The birthing center heard me hollering, “Sixtus, come OUT!!!” while delivering Lu and we had a special place in our hearts for Septimus...
Loose Ends

Loose Ends

We’ve had the great joy/excitement/privilege/good fortune the last two weeks to be at all sorts of doctors and dentist appointments.  I say that with a large quantity of sarcasm, obviously.  Because while our kids are “rockstars,” (the dental...

Lost and Found

We lost Penny this afternoon. Okay, maybe “lost” is too strong of a word.  “Misplaced” is probably more accurate. Anyway, it was a gut-wrenching, frantic, panic-inducing 3 minutes. It started simply, with the girls in and out of the house...

Bagged

Jac follows some groups on Instagram that are all about the Every Day Carry.  They feature “pocket dumps” in which the contents of their pockets are artistically laid out for others to gawk at.  In case you’re wondering, there isn’t a stray...

In Vino Veritas

Last week. . . Last week I strong armed us back into our school schedule. We had griping and complaining and we had to school in the afternoon (unheard of!) because of a lazy morning and we used Friday for catch up instead of IT. But it was a good week. This week?...