A Stress Dream And Friday Funnies

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I had a stress dream last night in which it was several weeks into the college semester and I left my first class and realized a) I didn’t know which class I had next or where it was—and the copious number of file folders in my bag were not labeled well enough to tell me—and…

Photo Friday Funnies

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If you’re on Facebook, you already saw these, but it’s worth preserving in our family history this way, too. Two nights in a row, this week, we went upstairs to go to bed, checked on the kids, and discovered this: By morning, it looked more like this: Happy Friday!

The Queen of Random (a Friday Funnies post)

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Christian, at bedtime: Hello, Miss Horse Woman. Julianna: Stop that. Christian: Why do you want me to stop? Julianna: Because you are old. Parenting requires a  serious sense of humor. That’s all. With my husband going out of town for a conference, I’m giving myself permission to take a Spring Break from blogging. See you…

In Which I Win “THE VOICE”: Van edition (and other Friday Funnies)

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Michael, holding a paper back mouse with whiskers on one side: “I’m naming my mouse ABCMouse.com!” Me: “I’m definitely raising 21st century children.” Julianna, holding a baby doll: “Mom, my baby name, is, Dzustin…Bieber!” Me: speechless. Nicholas, at prayer time following an ice storm: “I pray for good roads and a lot of snow.” Me:…

A Conversation In The Car With Julianna

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On the way to adaptive gymnastics, Julianna sets out to challenge Nicholas’ claim on the “how much can I talk in one car ride” record. Although the subject matter is quite different. J: Mom, you are so sweet. Me: Thank you, honey. You’re sweet too. J: Mom, you’re such a good driver. Me: Thank you,…