Tag Archives: Kids

Honey I Told The Kid

Lately, Kenyan my 8-year-old, has been reacting to not getting his way by crying that his life sucks.  On some occasions, he has threatened to run away, once packing his bag with his prized possessions, wrestling figures.  “Kenyan, many kids … Continue reading

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Our Epic Road Trip To Disney World

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Aug 13th 2016, we set out on a long road trip to Disney World, Orlando. It was the most memorable experience for me and the family, one that we would cherish forever. Continue reading

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My Crazy Saturday

Today was crazy!  With 3 young boys, chaos is the norm in my household.  With 3 young boys in sports, this chaos takes on a whole new meaning.  Take this morning for instance… Kenyan had an 8:15am hockey practice but … Continue reading

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New Hockey Parents On The Block

Meet the block’s newest hockey mom and dad! Albeit a tad unwillingly.  Amie and I weren’t exactly bursting at the seams to put the boys in hockey.  We wanted them to learn how to skate but wanted to steer clear … Continue reading

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Grandma Doesn’t Like Papa!

I sat in the boys’ room early Monday morning before I left for work to let them know that they would be having a sitter for the day.  Trey was excited.  “Is it Shay?” He asked, Thinking it was their … Continue reading

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Don’t Break A Leg Son

While watching playoff hockey yesterday, Kenyan surprised me by saying he wished he had a broken leg.  I am used to this 6-year-old coming up with weird things but had no clue where this one was going.  I had to … Continue reading

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Bitten And Smitten By Reilly

Last weekend, Reilly, formally O’Reilly, came to live with us, adding to the chaos of the Walcotts’ home.  She is one of those dogs you fall in love with at first sight and that’s exactly what happened when we saw … Continue reading

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Son, ignore the lyrics and dance your little heart out!

On Wednesday, I took Kenyan to his first break-dance class.  As it was his first, I decided to stick around. Ok, I lied, I didn’t want to stick around, I wanted to leave, go shopping, wash the car, have a … Continue reading

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That Aha! Moment

Sometimes doing homework with the boys could make for a very frustrating time. What makes it worthwhile are the ‘aha! moments’.  I particularly love to do reading homework with the boys, partly due to my own penchant for reading. Kenyan … Continue reading

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Is That Underwear Or Shorts?

This morning our 16 year-old Brazilian exchange student decided she would dress a little more like a Brazilian than an Eskimo and traded in her warm and comfy sweats for some short shorts to wear around the house.  Kenyan, yes … Continue reading

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