Are the “Terribles” over now?

There are certain warnings you get from other parents when your child is about to reach a particular milestone that are often times unsettling. Everyone is familiar with the term “the terrible twos,” but what most people fail to mention is that they are actually “the terrible threes.” When the girls turned three, I was […]

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Now that…was a party.

My babies are officially 4 years old. This party has been in the works since Christmas ended and the girls realized that their next opportunity to get presents would be on April 23rd, but I think it was worth the wait. I will be the first to say that the Princess Birthday Party was a […]

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Just like riding a bike.

Well I guess technically a tricycle isn’t a bike, but now that the weather is nice, the girls are trying their hat at riding a bit more. We were walking by the neighbor’s house the other night when their little twins (Kate and Rhett) came running out and wanting to play with the girls. At […]

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The sincerest form of flattery.

You find out what kind of a parent you really are when you watch your children play. Our big dose of reality came in the form of the girls playing “babies” and screaming at them and disciplining them. “You go to timeout! You a bad girl! I spank you bottom!” I sat there in shock […]

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Vacation, oh how I miss you.

There used to be a time where people would get together and share their vacation pictures with their friends via slideshow projector. It was generally a once-a-year thing that people dreaded, but they did it and it was over. It was kind of before my time, but I’ve heard stories about it and it doesn’t […]

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While they were out.

You can’t put a price on 4 days of peace and quiet. Well, I guess if we total it up, we really can. With the girls out of the house at Grandma’s for 4 days, Tracey and I took it upon ourselves to do a little shopping. We got the girls their big birthday present. […]

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The silence is deafening.

(I really just posted this video cause it’s funny to me. It doesn’t have much to do with the headline of this post other than to show that even at a very early age, they were really freaking loud and said things that made me giggle.) What I’m really writing about is the eerie calm […]

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