Games we play

My son Choo-choo absolutely loves to play “Red Light, Green Light.” You know the one, where someone calls out “green light” and you all run then they call out “red light” and everyone stops. We also do “yellow light” because Momma sometimes needs it to slow down a bit. (Long gone are my sprinting without abandon days.) Continue reading “Games we play”

Life as I knew it…

I  never thought I would be so excited to visit a train museum.

That is, until my darling son Choo-choo came along.

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Most, if not all, of our short day trips or even longer vacations include Continue reading “Life as I knew it…”

The two loves of my life

As I write this, Choo-choo and Diesel are in the other room playing (loudly!) and having fun. (Though I’m not sure how fun it is for my husband when our son keeps taking all the toys away from him…)

I love times like this when they can bond with each other. Even though Continue reading “The two loves of my life”

Fun activity on a chilly day

What to do when you and the kids are stuck in the house?

Make a book maze, of course!

Choo-choo and I often made book mazes in the past, but he Continue reading “Fun activity on a chilly day”

About that weekend vacation… (Part 1)

So, remember how I told you about the awful ending to our weekend? Well, here are all those details you wanted:

The Good:

Things started off well before we even left. Diesel had the whole trip planned out, which is a huge deal. I like having vacations scheduled to the hour or even minute. Diesel, on the other hand, is a free spirit when it comes to travel. He likes to be as spontaneous as possible. The fact that he had an activity planned for us every day of this trip was amazing!

With help from both of our parents, we were packed and ready in less time than normal. Nearly stress-free, too, which was Continue reading “About that weekend vacation… (Part 1)”