Thankful Thursday

Happy Thursday friends! May is the time when commencement speeches start flooding my timeline on Twitter & Facebook. I love this time of year because it feels like a fresh start: the beginning of summer and the start of so many young graduate's futures. One of my favorites is the commencement speech David Foster Wallace gave at Kenyon College in 2005. This is a quick 9 minute video … [Read more...]

These are the Days

There are some moments in life that make time stand still and help you to realize that these are the days. I remember Natalie Merchant's song piping through the barns at the Florida State Fair Grounds while grooming my horse Dewey at a show in 1996. Later that day I rode him around the fairgrounds, just him and me, and enjoyed every single minute. I can still remember the smell of his mane that I … [Read more...]

Three year old dancer, through the years

If you're looking for something to make you smile, check out this dude's dance moves. He wants to have a dance party every. single. day. His favorite song is this one from Madagascar, enjoy:   Or this time when he was only 10 months old, shaking his booty: Or when he break danced to Like a G6 at around the same age: And performing while playing Rock Band at a little over 2 … [Read more...]

Jumping Sidney & ExerSaucer Contest

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One of my favorite memories of Jackson as a baby was his first time in a jumper (you can see the video here). It's now Sidney's turn to jump and she has a brand new ExerSaucer Jump & Learn to use. As you can see by the video, she is a BIG fan of her ExerSaucer. She squeals and jumps the entire time she plays in it. I love it because it's cute enough to sit in the middle of my living … [Read more...]

Top 5 Saturday Laughs

Top 5 Laughs

My friend Melissa from the The Mommyhood Chronicles hosts this Blog Hop and I love participating. The entire reason I started the blog over 2 years ago was to document these type of memories. This week was a good one. We spent the week at lots of play dates and getting ready to host 17 family members on Easter Sunday. Here's my Top 5 Laughs of the week: 1. I am *slowly* starting Sidney on … [Read more...]