Live in the Moment

Author Anna Quindlen reminds us not to rush past the fleeting moments. She said: “The biggest mistake I made [as a parent] is the one that most of us make. . . . I did not live in the moment enough. This is particularly clear now that the moment is gone, captured only in photographs. There is one picture of [my three children] sitting in the grass on a quilt in the shadow of the swing set on a summer day, ages six, four, and one. And I wish I could remember what we ate, and what we talked about, and how they sounded, and how they looked when they slept that night. I wish I had not been in such a hurry to get on to the next thing: dinner, bath, book, bed. I wish I had treasured the doing a little more and the getting it done a little less”(Loud and Clear [2004], 10–11).

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Easter pictures

I needed a few Easter pictures for my craft blog.
So we headed to the park today to snap a few. :)

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Then we tried to take a “few” jumping pictures. ;)

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Zach’s only channel

The other day Cole kept saying I want to watch Zach’s only channel.
It took me a minute to figure out what he was talking about! ha!
Then I remembered a few weeks ago I had told him that PBS
was Zach’s only channel when he was little. haha!

So PBS is now known as “Zach’s only channel” around our house! ;)

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

A FROZEN Afternoon

Cara & Cole got to help me out with my craft blog this week!
It was pretty tough work….Cara got to skip school, buy toys at Walmart,
watch FROZEN, eat snow ice cream & play all afternoon! Such hard work! ha! ;)

A frozen afternoon of fun with FROZEN at GingerSnapCrafts.com #FROZENfun #collectivebias #shop#frozenfun #shop#FROZENfun FROZEN toys at Walmart#FROZENfun #disney #toys #kids #shop#FROZENfun #kids #kidsactivity #disney#FROZENfun #snow #icecream#FROZENfun #collectivebias #shop #cbias#frozenfun #shop#FROZENfun #cbias #shop#FROZENfun FROZEN DVD at Walmart

Have you seen FROZEN yet? :)

Monday, March 17, 2014

Is it spring or not?

3 days ago I was so excited about these little flowers coming up!

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Then it snowed…..again! What??!!

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Can I be holding anymore balls?

At Cole’s class on Mondays they play a game where they have to pick up all the balls & put them back in a basket. Cole figured out he could carry way more balls if he stuffed them in his shirt! ha! ;)

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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Birthday Party

Cole’s friend, Lainne had her birthday party at Build a Bear.
He talked about it all week & couldn’t wait until today! :)

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Thank you Lainne for the fun party! :)

My new haicut…..

I wanted something like this:

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Not sure that’s what I go though…way more boxy! Oh well! It will grow! ;)

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