Day 6: Fresh Pasta, Homemade Spaghetti Sauce, and Meatballs


The sixth day was St. Nicholas day! The kids were excited to rush to the tree to find what St. Nicholas had left for each of them. Continue reading


I Will Not Tame Her

In honor of Vi’s upcoming birthday.
Celebrating her strength and all the fierce little girls who have been told they need to be tamed.

We were at the local Mommys’ Group; I was sitting in a circle of other moms with our tiny babies.  Franki was on her little blanket snuggled in, refusing to do tummy time; Marshall ran about with the older boys, pretending to be airplanes with their arms outstretched wide.  Vi was in a play pirate ship with a boy who is more than twice her age. Continue reading