Category: home and family

Moving In

Amongst this mandated COVID 19 social distancing, we are doing quite the opposite at home. Two little girls are getting their first bunk beds and moving in together.

Working From Home

COVID 19 has struck and many of us are working from home for the first time. I don’t know about you, but this has definitely been quite the experience for me. Heres a short video on my take so far. Please stay safe!

Six Years In

The last six years have gone by so fast! It is hard to believe that six years ago my wife and I had a baby girl that would change our lives. That “baby girl” is now six years old (Claire) and we have a…

The Last Few Months: Pt. 1 – Another New School

The last few months have been filled with tons of discernment, choices, and changes. Our family has been moving at the speed of light, or at least it seems that way. Claire is now going to first grade and Cecilia turned two. This past…

Regular Maintenance

A few months ago I was really struggling with anger and patience. There had been a lot of changes in our family routine. I am a creature of habit and so too much change at once without some kind of normalcy is not good…

The Village

We are 4 weeks into being parents for the second time around and it is great. My wife is doing well, minus the whole sleeping thing. Cecilia is healthy and very alert. We were told that, “its easier the second time around” and it…

Mi Vida Loca

It has been a long time since I have written. I apologize for this. I can’t stand when blogs go dead for a while and here I am doing the same thing. The truth is our family has been going through lots of stuff…

Stuff

My family and I are moving to a new house in the next week. Needless to say we are in full-blown packing mode. We have only lived in our current house for a little over 3 years and it is amazing how much stuff…

S-p-e-l-l-I-t-O-u-t

Me: “Hey hun, do you want some i-c-e-c-r-e-a-m after Claire goes down?” Wife: “Sure. Do we have v-a-n-i-l-l-a or c-h-o-c-o-l-a-t-e?” This has become the way we communicate in our household when we are referring to certain sensitive subjects that could cause our 3 year…

The TV Conundrum

I usually get home around 6pm after picking up my daughter from preschool or the babysitters. Claire and I usually arrive home ravenous. Well…I am mostly ravenous. Claire gets a snack right before I pick her up. Lucky. As soon as we walk into…