Kids Room Makeover

When we moved into our house on Jolley Lane, it was just before Dayla’s 3rd birthday.

In the apartment we came from I had painted a bee on Dayla’s nursery wall. I loved it. It was so fun to be able to add a personal touch to her nursery…a bit of me. When we […]

6 Months Pregnant

This pregnancy has been another rough one, full of morning sickness and all kinds of pain, but I know that in the end it will all be worth it. Here I am 6 months pregnant with baby #3!


Just snuggling in bed together like brothers and sisters do.

The other night Dayla even let her brother come up to her bed and sleep with her. I think she likes having the power, we like that she is being such a great friend to her brother, and Sebastian loves doing everything […]


We are so fortunate to have some of the most amazing neighbors. Our neighbor Adam is just a year younger than Dayla, but he graciously comes over and plays with Sebastian often. It amazes me. He is so kind to Sebastian and has never called him a baby or any unkind words; Sebastian 3 years […]

Character Award

Garden Road Elementary talks about character. They have 6 pillars of character (Respect, Responsibility, Caring, Fairness, Trustworthiness, and Good Citizenship). The kids know them and talk about them daily. I love this. In a public school I would have never expected it, but nothing delights me more than this.

Each month the teacher picks one […]

Chargers Fan

We won’t pretend to be football fans, but the other day Sebastian found this jersey in his drawer and was pretty excited to learn what a football was.


I realized just recently that when baby gets here my time with Sebastian will be cut in half (best case scenario). I got intensely sad. I sure do love my little man and the time I have with just him and I is so limited because his nap takes up most of the time that […]

Sebastian and Sebastian

Just a random picture of Sebastian…and Sebastian the crab: