Notes from the Queen Mother

I love Thanksgiving. This Thanksgiving was really wonderful because I had extra time with the King and our two lovely Princesses.

Princess CaaLalla is growing up way too quickly. She is such a bright, empathetic, loving, funny child – I’m in awe that she came through me. She “lubs” her baby sister so much and will stroke her cheek and say, “Awww, cute!” She has even started helping (offering to) take dishes to the sink after dinner is over. Where the heck did she learn that? She will also take your “order” with a notepad & pencil, pretending to be a waitress, and always asks first if you want “cole slaw” because that is HER favorite thing to order. She begs me to “Play, Mommy” and lays on the floor so I will tickle her or blow Zrbbtts on her belly. Every morning she wakes up with a “busted wig” as her daddy calls it, and even though taming her curls is not her favorite thing, she does love to wear dresses, ” ‘ipstick” and pretty shoes. Her current request for Christmas: a dress. Anything else? Shoes. My girly girl… Continue reading “Notes from the Queen Mother”

Family Restrooms

For the faint of heart, please do not read this – I’m a mom and dealing with pee & poop in any form and at any time is apparently one of my responsibilities… Seriously – I am not sure what lesson God is trying to teach me, but being up to my elbows in pee & poop is NOT fun. Continue reading “Family Restrooms”