As Josh and I are adapting to, or even beginning to understand what life is like with a pre-teen, I find myself looking in the rear view mirror and missing our babies. Whenever meeting someone, at a new job or what have you, when I get to the part where I share that I am … Continue reading Parenting a Pre-teen, a new phase
I save all of those cute pots that they make me at daycare and school and repot them each year. Of course a couple have broke over the years due to foul play ("Mom, we can just duct tape it!") but for the most part these are intact. (Thank you, teachers! These are the best gifts.) … Continue reading Spring flowers
Orphan baby squirrel
Josh was at a job site and noticed a tiny baby fox squirrel laying on the ground. He decided to leave it there to be reunited with its mama and would check again the next day. As he returned, it was still there on the ground, so cold it was shaking like a leaf. Josh … Continue reading Orphan baby squirrel
Positive self talk.
I just read recently that we have 60,000 - 70,000 thoughts a day and many of those thoughts we have over and over again, every day. Many of the same thoughts day in and day out! Now while I think about that real quick, sure I can spit off 100 things that I know I … Continue reading Positive self talk.
Kids’ Toys Organization: Legos
(check out my photos and highlights on Instagram @kgennis) I spent Saturday sick and let my parents take care of me! It was the BEST honestly. I took the boys over, my parents watched them and allowed me to nap. (Yes, I have a very recent negative Covid test result.) The boys absolutely love time … Continue reading Kids’ Toys Organization: Legos