Tag: lifestyle change

My Natural Office

I wrote this other day while writing on the beach.  I just found it as I had forgotten about it.  It was simply describing my chosen office for that day.  Today I am out in the backyard under the shade of a cherry tree: I am on a beach.  Partly sandy, partly rocky, some seaweed lays about and the tide… Read more →

Tag-Team Irrational Kids

When Annika was two years old we learned that we would have better luck reasoning with a politician then her at that age.  Around the time she turned three she seemed to instantly gain some sort of conscience and we could usually come up with some sort of rational compromise.  That day cannot come soon enough with the twins.  I realize it is… Read more →

Nap Time is Ending Soon

Oh how I’m going to miss nap time.  No not my naps … the twins naps.  It is so nice with twins to have a small break in the day to have some time to relax and get some chores done.  Right now the twins nap from 1pm and get up between 3 – 4pm.  Don’t get me wrong, I love spending time with… Read more →

Reconnecting with a Lost Hobby

As parents we tend to put our kids first and everything else goes on the back burner.  Most of the parents I have talked to has given up at least one of their hobbies that they enjoyed in their younger years.  Did you once love to play the guitar, cook pastries, or do ceramics?  I asked some friends on Facebook this question… Read more →