Our big Christmas gift to the kids last year was…a trip to Disney World. I NEVER thought I would go to Disney World. We only live an hour from Disneyland and I just couldn’t see us ever spending the money for a trip to Orlando when — again — Disneyland is practically down the street….
And Away We Go
February 13th, 2018Comments: 43
That Bloody Moon
January 31st, 2018Comments: 6
After the Solar Eclipse last year, Annabel and I went online to look up when other cool celestial phenomena would be occurring. We were excited to discover that a total lunar eclipse would be visible from California on January 31. We marked my calendar with big bright letters: LUNAR ECLIPSE TODAY! Last week, Annie said,…
So Long, Bubbles
January 17th, 2018Comments: 10
Annabel’s fish, Bubbles, died last Monday. As you may recall, Annie won Bubbles at her school carnival back in October of 2015. YEP THAT FISH LIVED OVER TWO YEARS. I was not pleased that she won the fish, but Mike was stoked. Homeboy couldn’t wait to go buy a fish tank…and a fish for James, too. “For James.”…
The Time I Was Blind On TV
January 9th, 2018Comments: 36
Mike and I have spent the last couple months doing a lot of promotion for The Toddler Survival Guide. We’ve done a lot of podcasts, some print interviews, several guest articles for newspapers and magazines, and a few TV shows. The TV shows have been a trip because, as you know, we’re people who watch TV….
December 21st, 2017Comments: 9
Mike and I didn’t do anything big for our tenth wedding anniversary last year due to a variety of factors, but we swore we’d make up for it this year. After having a ridiculously busy fall, we desperately needed to get away for a few days, just the two of us. With our anniversary falling…