Author Archives: maggie

About maggie

thirty-something. working on life.

To remember

My kids’ words can stop me in my tracks.  Our dog, Wendy, was an angel for about a week and a half. Now we’ve had her for 3 months and she seems to becoming more of a puppy each day! … Continue reading

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Crazy Clare

I love C Bear to death. But she’s crazy. 🙂 Mostly regarding going to bed, or picking out clothes, or being demanding about food. She’s just a crazy two-year-old! Lately she loves wearing her heart sweater. Or any outfit she … Continue reading

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4 1/2

How is my baby so old? As of January 16th, Mary is officially 4 1/2, but don’t tell her because months ago she asked if we could have her half birthday party at My Little Dollhouse. She got invited to … Continue reading

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Crabby

Yesterday I was so crabby. I really think it had to do with hormones (thanks to breastfeeding around the clock) and lack of quality sleep. I seriously could have just cried for no reason and that is very unlike me. … Continue reading

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She gets jokes

We were decorating the Christmas tree and Mary asked me what was written on an ornament. It is a Hallmark one from my grandma, little bowls all stacked together with forks inside, and reads “May the forks be with you”. … Continue reading

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It’s always one

One girl usually falls asleep fast, and the other acts so wide awake FOREVER. Tonight, it’s Clare. I’m sitting at the food of their bed, waiting for her to go to sleep. She napped until 4:00, so I understand, but … Continue reading

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Subwich

Driving down Peoria and Mary announces she wants to stop at Subwich. She tells me it’s a new word she learned today. We were passing Subway, so I asked, “Do you mean Subway?” She laughs and says yes. I ask … Continue reading

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