Monday, March 29, 2010


You know that commercial for Modern Family where the two guys accidentally bump butts in the locker room? Apparently Paul thought that was funny, too.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010


Last night the kids were talking about what animals they remind each other of. Noah asked me what animal he would be, and I said, "An otter. Because you're playful and funny." He stood thoughtfully for a long time and finally replied, "I was thinking more along the lines of vampire bat."

Saturday, March 20, 2010


The kids have been on spring break from school, and thank God it's almost over. The older two boys have been helping Scott dig a five-foot deep hole in the back yard which will someday be a very deluxe koi pond. The sad thing is that they have done all of this backbreaking work for only a candy bar and a soda each afternoon. They're happy with it, though! We keep tight tabs on sweets around here since we have two diabetics, so little things like candy and soda make major incentives when it comes to extra chores or good grades. The younger kids have been bike riding, blanket fort building, Lego city designing, and tearing up the house in a variety of ways. On Friday, they decided to play with their old Halloween costumes and other dress-up clothes. Noah said, "Whatever I pull out of this bag, I wear for life." He pulled out his Indiana Jones hat, and then said, "Well, looks like I am going to have a life of adventure."

Wednesday, March 10, 2010


I found this post-it note on my 9 year old's laundry basket today.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Wednesday, March 3, 2010


Paul tonight before bed: "NOAH POPPED MY BALLOON!"
Scott: "Paul, chill out. It was a 2 cent piece of rubber."
Paul: "Well that rubber meant the WORLD to me."