wordless wednesday | pictures of june

When I look back on this time someday, these are the things I hope to remember. Not how Facebook was driving me crazy or how much I hate group texts or how much I miss that sense of normalcy that we’ve always taken for granted. I want to remember the beautiful moments that we found when we were forced to slow down and focus on … Continue reading wordless wednesday | pictures of june

10 Favorite Summer Memories.

I’m linking up with Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop today. I always love her weekly writing prompts – they often remind me of the things I’ve been meaning to write about or give me new ideas I hadn’t thought of. Here are her prompts for this week: 1. 10 Lessons your child could teach you for a change. 2. Did you garden this summer? Share the … Continue reading 10 Favorite Summer Memories.

First Day of School: 4th Grade and 7th Grade

Today was their first day back to school and I have a million pictures to prove it. But I’ll be nice and only share like 5 because I know that I’m probably more interested in intensely poring over all the variations of each picture more than you are. MM is starting 7th grade this year and he’s like, “I’ve got this down.” Mr. Cool, Calm … Continue reading First Day of School: 4th Grade and 7th Grade

Time flies when you’re having fun posing with elephants.

We went to the botanical gardens this morning and stopped to pose with our favorite stone elephant. This of course inspired me to walk down Memory Lane and look at all of our old pictures with Mr. Elephant over the years. These aren’t quite all of them, but you get the idea. Bonus shots: A couple of my favorite pictures from the Early Years of … Continue reading Time flies when you’re having fun posing with elephants.

Summer Vacation Begins! (plus: a free printable weekly planner)

Today was their last day of school and honestly we couldn’t be more ready. Don’t get me wrong, we had a pretty terrific school year. The kids learned a lot and made some great memories and I hit a pretty stellar balance of being a Super Volunteer Mom without feeling like Overburdened Mom-Martyr Person. BUT. We are ready for late mornings, lazy afternoons, no homework, … Continue reading Summer Vacation Begins! (plus: a free printable weekly planner)