August 15, 2013
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It’s been awhile! I had one heck of a time logging in to my site, so I took a break for a bit out of frustration. I did things with the kids and enjoyed the summer with them, and now school is fast approaching once again. We did some projects this summer that were fun…

August 1, 2013
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While we were in New Hampshire last month, there was a great hill we had to walk up to use the neighbor’s pool. The kids ran up like it was nothing, and it reminded me how small people exercise without even realizing it. I had to wonder when that sort of ‘natural’ working out stops…

What Is Normal?

July 27, 2013
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“But he looks so normal!” I hear this frequently, and every time I do, it gets a little easier. I used to try and figure out if the well-intended speaker meant that my son looks too normal to have the kinds of trials he does, if they meant I was “lucky” that he looks like…

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A Pirate’s Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas at Walt Disney World

July 22, 2013
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A Pirate’s Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas at Walt Disney World

This past weekend we went back to Magic Kingdom. We got there early and went right over to Frontier Land to ride Big Thunder Mountain now that The Younger is tall enough (yay!), and then we decided to try out the newest interactive adventure in Adventure Land! A Pirate’s Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas…

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July 4th in Tampa Bay

July 1, 2013
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I’ve done a few different things to celebrate July 4th, but my favorite was when we went to Busch Gardens for the fireworks. They actually have fireworks every night during the summer to celebrate Summer Nights, this night goes above and beyond the usual display. When we went 2 years ago, we actually left the…

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The National Animal Is What?

June 24, 2013
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A friend of mine posted it on Facebook, so I had to check it out: I Googled “What is Scotland’s national animal?” Fascinating stuff! I actually used it to prove to The Older that there are still magical creatures in the world. He was amazed, and I am giddy over the fact that he continues…

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