Category Archives: Kids

Turning The Page

When reading a book, every page adds to the story. As you flip through them, by the time you’re a few pages in, you’re vested and you need to know what will happen? How will it happen? Who will it … Continue reading

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This “Last” Will Be Special

Christopher’s Last Regular Season Home Game Continue reading

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Aaaaaaand Another State Championship (Three-peat)

For the 3rd season in a row, the Beechwood Tigers have won a Kentucky state football championship in Division 1A play. This year, Chris moved to wide receiver and cornerback and was able to get some time in with varsity … Continue reading

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A New Driver In The House

16 years I’ve been driving this kid around. When he was an infant, I strapped him into his car seat and listened to him screaming when we bought a new Ford Explorer (I wanted to pull the car over and … Continue reading

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Another State Championship!

Winning a state football title ain’t easy. And winning it twice in 2 consecutive years is almost impossible. But this year’s Beechwood team did it, blowing out their opponent, Raceland, 41-0 in Lexington, KY. Christopher was more of a part … Continue reading

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St. Lucia 2017

This summer, I thought it would be fun to vote for our summer vacation getaway. So on a random afternoon, we picked our spot from 6 locations: Hawaii, Seattle, Los Angeles, Montana, Ft. Myers, FL, and the Caribbean. In a … Continue reading

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Monkey Hits Her Teens

Well…here we go. Ava turned 13 yesterday. It wasn’t a surprise and it wasn’t like it crept up on us. To be perfectly honest…sometimes I forgot that she WASN’T in her teens already. The girl is more mature (at times) … Continue reading

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Playing (Or Not Playing) The Game

Many moons ago, on a planet far, far away…I used to play basketball for Rosecrans and Philo schools. It seems like forever ago and…it kind of was. At Philo we played in a gym called “The Pit” because, well…it WAS … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2015

Another year, another great Thanksgiving. It’s a tradition to have it at Mom & Dad’s house and this year it returned after a single season at Frank’s home out in the sticks. Although I kind of enjoyed the “no cable, … Continue reading

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New York City…Summer 2015

If it’s Ava’s birthday then we MUST be up to something…right? This year, we all piled into a Delta regional jet and hightailed it up to New York City for a long weekend. And trust me when I tell you…it … Continue reading

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Facebook Conversations

Every now & then I get into a discussion with my kids and feel the urge to share it with my Facebook friends. A friend recommended that I write them down and put them in a book. While this SOUNDS … Continue reading

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Ribbons Galore

For the first time, after a couple years of horseback training, my daughter signed up to participate in a riding competition. It’s been a while coming and she’s not overly competitive so I was pleasantly surprised when she decided she … Continue reading

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The Teenage Years Are Upon Us

Well…it had to happen eventually. Today, my first born turns 13. THIRTEEN. This obviously means that we will now have an entirely new slate of things to worry about. Funny…when you have a baby, everyone remarks at how fast time … Continue reading

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Back To School (5th & 7th Graders)

Well…it’s back to work for my 2 kids. After a wonderful summer (see the following post), Thursday they loaded up all their new school supplies and put on their new school clothes and headed off to begin the 2014-2015 year. … Continue reading

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Goodbye Summer 2014

  Well…so there ya go. ANOTHER summer come & gone. It seems the summer months FLY by and if you blink…they’re over. It was a great summer this year with trips to Denver and Cedar Point. We visited Grandma & … Continue reading

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