Tag Archive for weekend

Thankful for our amazing village

I had one the most epic, sports filled weekends of my life and it was mostly to do with my parents being so great with our kids. I’ll tell you all about singing the national anthem for the first MLS game at Jeld Wen field, watch playoff minor league hockey, going out with Beautiful all dressed up in our prom… Read more →

A small town fourth of July

Clatskanie has about 1800 people living in the city limits but during the July 4th weekend that number must triple at the very least. Beautiful and I loaded up the boys on Saturday afternoon after their naps and our disappointing garage sale, and headed to my parents house to celebrate Independence day in the town my parents met. Growing up… Read more →

Recalibrating kids after a big weekend

My kids love the extra attention they get and I love that I don’t have to be the one that gives it to them. That is the benefit of having house guests for the weekend that want to engage our kids. The problem is Monday morning when the guests are gone and it’s just me and the three boys trying… Read more →

Everybody needs a little time away

I can tell it’s happening even as I am in the midst of raising my voice. We have reached the point where neither of us are working with a full tool box and it is Primo that is suffering the most. This happens when I have spent too much times with the kids without an extended break to recharge and… Read more →