Category: Preteens and Tweens

Volleyball tournament: Part 1

Crafty Daughter on the court It’s 8:11 p.m. and Coach Dad is due any minute with our two girls. Crafty Daughter had a volleyball tournament about 1.5 hours from home. She has a tournament about 3 weekends a month. Yep,…

Eating By the Decades: My Children

Crafty Daughter in her “hat phase,” Adventure Boy in his “squirming to get out of the photo” phase, and Sporty daughter as a Cat (I don’t recall which one) from Cats. My three children were born to the same parents,…

Survived Spa No. 13

This weekend was busy. Crafty Daughter turned 13 today. Her family party was Friday. Her friend party was Saturday. Yesterday she had a volleyball tournament. In lieu of a post, here’s something I wrote for Typeamom: http://typeamom.net/component/option,com_mycontent/Itemid,81/id,1635/task,view/ The first two…

The Last Gasp of Christmas

Razor ride-on…here comes Crafty Daughter! Pajamas on Christmas Eve. Two-wheeler time for Adventure Boy. Toe socks and flip flops, but of course. Christmas will officially conclude tonight as Crafty Daughter has her volleyball Secret Santa dinner. It has been a…

Books and Children

I LOVE Books! Plain and simple. Some of my best Christmas gifts through the years have been books. When I was in middle and high school, I would look forward with great anticipation to my Christmas books. The only problem…I…

Kids and Computers

Adventure Boy wants to get back to the laptop… Sporty Daughter loves www.WebKinz.com Crafty Daughter spends time on the computer doing schoolwork. With as much time as I spend on the computer it is no wonder my kids are computer…

A Little Bit of This and That

Musings from me. A something and nothing post. Bulleted items are all I can manage. Nothing is wrong, just getting caught up in reading other people’s blogs while not attending to my own. – Two out of the last three…