Category Archives: Evan

Back to School 2016

No idea how this happened, but the Bigs have made it through eight days of school already. Before things become like Ari’s last day of first grade, we present the official back to school 2016 photos! Okay, who stole our babies and … Continue reading

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2016 Fourth of July

Hope you’ve had a very happy Fourth of July! The Bigs enjoyed running around an obstacle race with their cousins…in the rain…and the Littles refused to nap. Very independent, indeed. May you stay safe while continuing to enjoy your freedoms … Continue reading

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Evan and His Shoes

Oh, Evan and his shoes. Somehow, the boy has grown out of shoes overnight. Like from a size 11 to needing a size 13 all of the sudden. And of course, none of the shoes we have in the house … Continue reading

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Evan’s Pre-K Counts Graduation

There was no formal celebration, just some sweet hugs and goodbyes for Evan’s Pre-K Counts Graduation today. And that was just perfect for my sweet, shy guy. It’s hard to believe that he is now a rising kindergartener, that soon … Continue reading

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Baptism

Sunday (aside from being Mother’s Day) included church, as our Sundays do. As usual, I found myself with tears streaming down my face following worship, not wanting it to end, needing it not to end. The message was an explanation of the kinds … Continue reading

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First Friday

Tonight started a new summertime tradition for the kids and me – First Friday. It’s an event local to us up here in Armstrong County, a food truck roundup on the first Friday of every month in the summer. We’re … Continue reading

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Obstacles

Life is full of obstacles, am I right? There’s always going to be someone or something in our way. A greater force that gets in our head and we have to figure out how to overcome that force. For instance, … Continue reading

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Three Rules of Mommy’s Van

Tonight, while riding in the van, Evan demanded three things. He wanted to drink his iced tea, wanted just the right songs to play, and wanted it not to smell like the tropics. That’s when I told him that there are … Continue reading

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Mommy’s a Soccer Mom

My last post got a bit deep and ranty. How about something lighter-hearted? Mommy’s a Soccer Mom!  

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Pepperoni and Pretzels

Sometimes getting your kid to eat is a really tough thing. In the past few months, I’ve come to learn that sometimes just giving him what he really wants is worth it. In this case, that thing for our boy is … Continue reading

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