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Showing posts from April, 2011

Easter 2011

We went up to West Virginia for the weekend to introduce Cameron to his Great-Grandma and to visit with Scott's side of the family. It was filled with the usual yummy fixings by Grandma, egg dying, an egg hunt, candy and church. It is always nice to see the joy that babies and children bring to everyone and the holidays.

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Working Mom

The phrase "working mother" is redundant. ~Jane Sellman

After 12 wonderful weeks off I return to work today. I won't ever get this time back and I've loved every moment of it. I am ever so thankful that I got to spend the time I have with Cameron and that I am returning to a job that I love. I've missed being in the classroom and getting some daily adult interaction and my own routine. I know that it makes me a much better mother to my kids that I work. It obviously also allows us to provide for them what we want to as well. It is hard to be away from the boys, but I've got a great caretaker that loves them just as much as I do.

I can't say it will be easy, and in fact I think I was more ready to go back after Alex than I am now. However, I am just dipping in my foot before the end of school will be here. Six weeks is all it is and 3 of those weeks are shortened and I lose half my classes in about 4 weeks. I'll be soaking up the summer sun an…

Cincinnati Zoo

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I took the boys for a day at the Cincinnati Zoo. It was our first trip there and I couldn't have asked for a more perfect day weather-wise. It was Spring at it's finest!
I borrowed a double-stroller from a friend which helped out a ton, although I must say the exhibits at the zoo aren't very stroller nor handicapped friendly in my opinion. Alex's only request was to see the Zebra which we did, but I think he was too tired to care by the time we did. We also got to see their new baby giraffe that was only about 11 days old.