Month: January 2012

Stop playing chicken with the vacuum cleaner!

Since birth, Layla has always been the more energetic and impatient of the twins.  Katherine seems to be more patient to watch and observe. Layla learned to walk first because she was so impatient and just wanted to go, go, go!!  I always assumed that this meant she was more of our daredevil. But the … Continue reading Stop playing chicken with the vacuum cleaner!

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Chasing Bubbles

Yesterday was a beautiful, unusually warm day for January.  Sixty degrees!  So I loaded the girls up in the  stroller and we took a nice walk to the local park and watched the ducks.  When we got back, it was still so nice I didn't feel like starting supper so I let the girls run … Continue reading Chasing Bubbles

Housework never gets done until guests are expected.

Mom?  Or Housekeeper?  This is a question I battle with every day - I want to be successful at both.  I want a house like what you see in the magazines where everything is spotless.  Who am I kidding?  I'd be ok with a floor that doesn't have the perpetual cracker crumbs that are always … Continue reading Housework never gets done until guests are expected.