Category Archives: Childhood

Piano Practice

He was supposed to be practicing his song for lessons this week. Instead he was composing his own song. I let him go for awhile, but then had to be the mean mom and insist he practice for his lessons. (And yes this post is mainly for the grandparents and family.) 🙂

My Little James Bond

My Squirt has never worn a suit. He’s never worn a tie. He’s never worn a tuxedo. I guess there’s a first time for everything though so when my sister married he was a junior groomsman and wore a tuxedo. He pretended to be James Bond all day. Love that imagination. So here’s photo overload...

You Are Creative

You are creative. Yes you. You reading this. You are. I have friends who think I’m creative. Sometimes I think I’m just crafty. When my tendency to compare myself to any of my creative friends or to people like Ali Edwards shows up I don’t feel so creative. But comparison is fraught with danger. My...

Finding My Focus

Summer is always fun and slightly unfocused for us. We’re not extremely structured during summer break. We eat dinner late. Go to bed late. Squirt sleeps late. The only thing we set our alarm for is golf clinic. We don’t make plans too far in advance likely waiting until the morning of to make plans...