John and Tonya

While visiting my best bud, Lauren, on vacation in Marco Island last weekend, we stopped into one of those beach shops. You know the ones. Neon t-shirts, shot glasses, boogie boards and hermit crabs. Grady:Mom! Can we get hermit crabs?…

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Happy Father’s Day

Sometimes you have a camera in the right place at the right time. This is one of those times.

What’s the Worst?

This morning I got back from my workout and collapsed on my bed. The kids were watching Frozen in the living room. They had their cups of milk and all was calm. So I fell asleep. What’s the worst that…

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Goodnight, Daddy

Sometimes Jason has to work late. On those nights, we FaceTime and say goodnight. It always starts with “Goodnight, Daddy! We love you!” And it always ends with “Move! It’s my turn! I want to push the button! Stop! Grady…

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This Just In

I just overheard Grady screaming from the bathroom, “Daddy, will you keep your promise about watching me poop?” You just can’t make this shit up.

Just an Expression

While riding in the car one day, I asked Grady to keep his eyes peeled for a particular store. We spent the next 15 minutes discussing expressions and what it means to “keep your eyes peeled.” Now every time Grady…

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The Pee Race

Living in a house with men is disgusting. They leave peanut butter on the sponge in the sink. They track mud throughout the house. They eat popcorn in bed. And they don’t rinse down the sink after brushing their teeth.…

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The White Minivan

Jason’s Passat has gone to a better place. The dump. Jason had an accident a couple of weeks ago and luckily no one was hurt but the car. While we shop for a new hoopdy, Jason has been driving a…

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IKEA

A long long time ago, when Jason and I first started dating, we went to IKEA to buy furniture for his new apartment. He needed everything… bed, dresser, dining table, chairs, night stands, everything. We walked through the showrooms. I…

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