Monthly Archives: January 2011

It’s all in how you look at it.

It feels like everyone asks me how I do it. By “it,” they mean staying at home with four boys while my husband is away for 18+ months. I realize it’s a lot to deal with and I won’t pretend … Continue reading

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the pie chart

Horatio spent the December holiday season filling his lonely time by figuring out how to make the time go by more quickly. One thing he did was make pie charts that will tell him how much time he has left … Continue reading

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The silence

It is so quiet at night. When the four boys are asleep, with Horatio gone, once I shut the tv off, the silence is shocking. Last night, it was so quiet, I could hear the snowflakes hit the windowpanes. The … Continue reading

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Flat Daddy

After reading the November 28, 2010 issue of Parade- Wish You Were Here | Parade.com http://t.co/lDYhjOA I knew our family had to have a Flat Daddy. Six weeks later, we finally have our flat daddy in our house. Family and … Continue reading

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Our New Normal

I have said the words, “our new normal” a lot lately.  That is what I feel like we are in now.  Now that Horatio has been away for a month, we are settling into our new normal and finding our … Continue reading

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