I grew up in a small town in Washington called Allyn. Its only claim to fame, that I know of, comes from the show ‘Dirty Jobs.’ In the episode where Mike Rowe (swoon!) is digging for geoducks. He was digging around waist deep in mud, in my town. (Sadly it was filmed years after I moved away.)
On Monday, we thought we would go on our first big Washington adventure. It was a spontaneous decision but it was a beautiful day and we refused to stay inside.
We decided to make the hour and a half drive to Sequim so we could go to the Olympic Game Farm.
The drive was great because we had an incredible view for most of it. Continue reading
My parents took the family to the fair yesterday. I told Z about it on Wednesday and she kept bringing it up throughout the rest of the week. So, no backing out. Sigh.
The fair isn’t my favorite place to be, (especially on a Saturday.)
First impressions are important.
When you first meet someone, whether it’s for a first date or job interview.
The first time you go to a new place. Is it a clean restaurant? Does it seem like it’s a fun place worthy of your family’s time?
When my daughter hit 18 months, she suddenly decided she hated bath time.
Perhaps she got water in her face one too many times?
I don’t really know the real reason, all I know is when bath time would come, she would start whining and crying.
The past few mornings have been awesome! Aside from being so tired my eyes are burning, both of my children have a new found independence.
It’s good to get your kids around other kids. Learn to socialize and teach them how to share.
I love play dates at my house because the boring old toys my kids are used to, are now being played with by another kid. This astonishingly renews the value of said toys.
It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Seattle. Both kids are napping and when they wake up, we will get to decide what to do for the rest of the day.