Category Archives: The kid v2

The Easiest Homemade Lightsaber and Jedi Costume

We went to the Mars New Years festival…and obviously what better way to celebrate the Mars new year than putting the kids in Jedi costumes?? This was ridiculously easy.  I saw some DIY Jedi costumes on the Pottery Barn Kids website … Continue reading

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Melted Crayon Easter Eggs

Today the kids were asking to do Easter crafts again, and I realized that we had completely overlooked the real egg department.  Usually I skip the dyeing of Easter eggs because of the associated stress of spilling the food coloring.  … Continue reading

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My Name is Benjamin Button and I’m in Preschool

I can’t believe that we are halfway through the school year.  I’ve been doing preschool with Ben, which has been interesting to say the least.  Mainly letters, colors, numbers, patterns, etc.  Preschool-type stuff.  He also has mad scissor skills, which I … Continue reading

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The Beach Journal

Every morning, Benjamin and Luke would tell me what to write in their journal.  I would dutifully jot down their Most Important Recollections.  Unless otherwise noted, all their thoughts overlapped and it really doesn’t matter who was saying what. Day … Continue reading

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The End is Near

Our deck is looking awfully naked lately.  Gone are the sunflowers and pumpkin plants.  The tomato plants have been removed, and all that are left are the herbs and green onions. I loved having sunflowers this year.  We will definitely … Continue reading

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Weaning

Not the baby.  She’s 6 months.  The one that just turned 3 years old.  Benjamin.  Benjamin has an issue.  He is addicted.  I mean, really addicted.  This boy needs his hot milk and it has to be in his specific … Continue reading

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Goals vs. Reality

So often, we have these wonderful goals and dreams, and boy does reality disappoint us. The other day, I left the boys with some wonderful people and a paper plate sheep craft to do.  I didn’t have time to assemble an … Continue reading

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