Category: husbands

Strange Happenings

There have been stttrrrrannnggeee happenings in my house as of late.  What started of with me getting a bout of OCD when it came to cleanliness (which has now found some balance) has turned into a lot more.  Of course I’ve been exercising and eating well despite the fact that losing one pound takes a […]

Making a Person

There have been many people that have witnessed me saying that there’s no way I would ever ever ever have a baby again.  There’s also been blogs about how I feel like I can’t because Silas took up so much of our lives and that I was scared we would make someone else with autism. […]

Sleeping Babies

I often find myself in my kid’s rooms every night, staring at their faces, trying to kiss them and smell them as much as possible without waking them up. There’s nothing as adorable as a sleeping child so I try to somehow embed their image in my mind so I can remember it later. The […]

Great Trip

Well, we are back to the grind after a lovely May Long Weekend at my parent’s house.  Gosh, it’s so stinking beautiful out there.  So quiet and the air smells so nice.  It still feels like home to me. My parents were AMAZING in making their house 100% peanut free for us.  They just took […]

Swimmen in Da Pool

Silas the great was “swimmen in da pool” the other day at the Hotel.  Brent’s parents were here and we always love to take advantage of a quiet pool and the extra hands available and get the boys in the water.  They sure love it.  A few weeks ago Silas was really tentative about swimming […]

And The Award Goes To….

MY HUSBAND!  For the best valentines day gift ever.   What is it you ask?  It’s the new Dirt Devil Kone hand vacuum cleaner.  How romantic hey?  I had to poke, I had to prod, I had to remind but I made my romance happen and my floors clean at the same time. This stemmed […]

GLOW BOLWING!

Last night Brent and I had our Valentines date.  We did it a day late just because I didn’t feel like dealing with busy restaurants.  It’s better this way.  Anyway, we went to this local place and had a really fantastic waitress, she was hilarious.  We got some stuff mushroom caps for a starter and […]

A Mother’s Love

I get this feeling every night as I sneak into my children’s room and tuck them in while they sleep.  I feel completely and totally vulnerable.  For some reason seeing my sleeping children remind me of how delicate they are, how easily they could slip from my fingers.  My hear suddenly fills with this feeling […]

It’s an AAAAHHHHHHHHHHH Kinda Day

K yesterday’s post was a floppy flop.  Go ask some questions!!  I might go on strike because no one loves me! What a morning I had.  I must admit, I was not a very good mommy this morning.  I get SO frustrated that I can’t even see straight.   It all started with Silas stomping on […]

Hook, Line and Sinker

How Brent and I began Brent and I didn’t have sparks the first time we met. In fact, I don’t remember how we met exactly but I know it involved a picnic table. It was my first year of Bible College, I had come and left my boyfriend (Nathan), who I had every intention of […]

A Bunch of Stuff

Wow, Silas’ birthday party is next week!!  I’m so excited.  It’s just going to be very small this year, just family pretty much.  I can’t handle a crowd, I just don’t wanna.  But feel free to still buy him pressies or send money…ha ha!! It’s been slightly exhausting trying to avoid wheat, oats, milk and […]

Thursday Thirteen #10

Thirteen Things about The Informal Matriarch  13 things I’m proud of My musical abilities, especially my singing voice. Teaching myself to sing harmony and then teaching myself to find the 3rd part on the fly.  I had to learn that quickly because of singing at the church I’m at, I figured it out and now […]

Bye Bye Fuzzies

I have warm fuzzies floating under my skin.  I just cuddled in bed with Silas in hopes of him calming down and getting some nap time.  He listens to this lullaby CD and I don’t know all the songs.  He wants me to sing along so I just make things up like “Silas go to […]

Finally, Some Answers

I’m part into my book So I’m Not Lazy, Stupid, or Crazy?  It’ll a book for adults with ADD or ADHD that have been recently diagnosed.  It’s really cool and I’m learning a lot.  (My goodness I just got home and my husband is watch Honey…ha ha ha…for the second time HA HA HA)  I’ve […]

The Results Are In And….

… the lactation consultant had no idea what to say other than I shouldn’t feed him longer than 30 minutes because it’ll just keep my milk supply up high and he wont be getting much after that anyway.  She was nice though and Ikey thought that she was funny.  This week I chart chart chart […]

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